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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.

New stylish spot for drinks in Preston as Baker Street opens after £1m refurb

Baker Street is located in Avenham Street opposite Stratos and Angelo's A new bar with big city ambitions has opened in what was SoBar in Avenham Street. Baker Street opened in March after a 14-month £1m renovation that has totally transformed […]

17 mins ago
Preston Bus Station revamp is up for an award

Major work was undertaken to the Bus Station's ramps Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Bus Station turns 50 this year and it could be an award-winning year. Refurbishment of the grade-II listed building has been shortlisted in an architecture awards. The Royal Institute […]

5 hours ago
Preston unites against racism during Flag Market event

Smiling on the Flag Market as the sun shone down on the Unite Against Racism event Pic: Paul Melling Cultures from across Preston joined together on the Flag Market to send a message about racism in the city. Standing Together Against Racism has become an annual gathering. Samba beats, […]

16 hours ago
Vegan market is returning to Preston before Easter

The Vegan Market is hosted just off Cannon Street and Guildhall Street A vegan market is returning to the city just in time for Easter. Preston Vegan Market is run at the People’s Production Lab. Taking place on Sunday 14 April the […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement New pizza and shake stall opening in what was The Pizza Box in the Market Hall

The Preston Market Hall Pic: Tony Worrall A new pizza and shake stall is opening in the Market Hall in what was The Pizza Box. Slice n Shake will be the first in a new franchise to […]

1 day ago
Preston’s Market Hall up for a planning award

Inside the Market Hall in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Markets have made the final of a planning awards. The new market hall, under the cover of the grade-II listed Outdoor Market canopy, has been shortlisted in the ‘best […]

2 days ago
Watch as Hallejuah is performed in Preston shopping centre

Catherine Hamilton performing in St George's Pic: St George's Shopping Centre Twinkling ivories are echoing round a shopping centre in Preston. St George’s Shopping Centre has installed a grand piano for shoppers to play. Catherine Rose Hamilton is one of those […]

2 days ago
Preston to unite against racism once more in face of ‘rise in community tensions’

Salsa dancing on the Flag Market Preston is to host a Standing Together Against Racism day for the sixth year. Community groups and organisations have organised the event to show their commitment to tackling racism in […]

3 days ago
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