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Covering the North, South, East, West and Centre of the city of Preston we aim to bring you news and information for the area near you in Preston. These areas do not follow the electoral boundaries of Preston City Council, which differ, especially since they were re-drawn.

Talk at Harris Museum to discuss the importance of objects

A talk is taking place at the Harris Museum on Saturday to discuss the importance of the objects we all keep. Local artist Jeni McConnell will lead the discussion about […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Fireworks at Preston Grasshoppers

Thousands flocked to Bonfire Night firework displays in and around Preston. Preston Grasshoppers annual display remained one of the firm favourites as fireworks lit up the night sky. Steve Hodgson […]

8 years ago
Golden Cross Hotel’s upper floors could become new city centre flats

The Golden Cross dates back to Victorian times A city centre pub is set to offer accommodation once more. Nine flats could be added above The Golden Cross Hotel on Lancaster Road. Owners TTS Real Estates Limited have […]

8 years ago
St Joseph’s Orphanage to be included in Winckley Square housing plan

The former orphanage buildings are owned by a property developer A new masterplan for how Preston’s city centre could develop includes a focus on St Joseph’s Orphanage. The former orphanage and what was Mount Street Hospital has stood empty for […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Full line-up confirmed for Preston Christmas Lights Switch-On

This is the 2013 lineup, you can find the Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2014 line up here The line-up for Preston’s Christmas Lights switch-on has been confirmed. From 5.30pm […]

8 years ago
Lancashire Christmas Market returns to Preston in December

Santa's grotto at last year's Christmas Market The Lancashire Market is to return for a Christmas special. Christmas stalls offering gifts, food and drink are to be on offer during the Flag Market event. Last year’s Christmas […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Parade to celebrate Preston Bus Station

Students show off their model of the Bus Station on the Flag Market Campaigners marched from the Corn Exchange to the Flag Market on Saturday to celebrate the city’s grade-II listed Bus Station. Bernie Blackburn was down there to snap a few photos […]

8 years ago
Fire crews attend blaze at business building in Ashton

Two fire engines attended a fire at a business in Ashton. The fire, at a building near to the Trax BMX track on Wallend Road, started at 12.53am on Sunday. […]

8 years ago
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