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Preston City Centre

The city centre includes the administrative and main shopping areas of the city. The city’s law courts are found here, police station, town hall and of course Preston Bus Station. The electoral ward is known as Town Centre despite the change to city status.

Peaceful ‘milkshake’ protest planned for when Tommy Robinson visits Preston

Peace garden in Preston Pic: George D Thompson A protest is planned for when Tommy Robinson is due to visit Preston as part of his European elections campaign. Mr Robinson is seeking to be elected as an MEP […]

8 hours ago
Preston Makers Market vows to return to the city but confusion of when and where

Checking out the stalls on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Organisers of the new Makers Market for the city have said they cannot confirm exactly when they will return to Preston. Stalls thronged the Flag Market during Saturday 11 May […]

2 days ago
Wallace & Gromit visit St George’s to celebrate 30 cracking years

Two of Preston’s best loved celebrities will celebrate a 30 cracking years at St George’s Shopping Centre in June. Wallace and Gromit will visit St George’s Shopping Centre to meet […]

2 days ago
Electric vehicle charging comes to Winckley Square

The electric vehicle charging spaces on Winckley Square Pic David Toase Electric vehicle charging points have been installed on Winckley Square. In a move that former residents of the Georgian square couldn’t have pictured in their wildest dreams, drivers will be […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Love Your Liver’ with this free health check on Preston’s Flag Market

The Love Your Liver mobile unit will be on the Flag Market A free liver screening roadshow is taking place on the Flag Market. Prestonians are being encouraged to take up the health check as part of the British Liver Trust’s Love […]

3 days ago
UCLan’s new vice chancellor has been announced – and he’s a familiar face

A new vice chancellor has been appointed to step into the role at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in the new academic year. Professor Graham Baldwin, currently Vice-Chancellor and […]

3 days ago
Former Lancaster Road shop due to become new home for solicitors

The former shop in Lancaster Road Pic: Google A solicitors is preparing to move into a listed-building in Preston city centre. A&M Solicitors has instructed Jenkins Design Services to table plans for 58 Lancaster Road. Next door to […]

5 days ago
Preston Bus Station refurbishment wins architecture award

Inside the refurbished Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall The restoration and refurbishment of Preston Bus Station has been recognised as award-winning. Grade-II listed the multi-million pound scheme at the building has been given an award. The Royal Institute […]

6 days ago
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