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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.

Winter-themed pop up bar coming to Friargate

A winter-themed pop up bar is coming to Preston.  The Winter Lodge is opening in what is due to become Uptown Pony Club on the corner of Friargate and Heatley […]

15 hours ago
Weekend events in Preston, 18 – 20 October

Mitchell and Kenyon Cinema at Foster Building Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for things to do in Preston this weekend. Friday 18 October Art of the CitySt Georges Shopping Centre, Preston […]

22 hours ago
The new Matalan has opened its doors in the St George’s Centre

Preston’s newest department store has returned to its roots as Matalan opens its doors in the St George’s Centre. The first branch of the UK wide chain opened in Holme […]

1 day ago
A new dawn in engineering and innovation as UCLan’s new centre is launched

A new dawn in engineering and innovation has been unveiled today as UCLan’s Engineering Innovation Centre is officially launched. Looming large on the Preston skyline, the £35m teaching and research […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement Things to do this October half term in Preston

Hoghton Tower It may seem like the kids have only just settled in at school after the summer holidays but October half term is nearly here. See our list below to keep […]

2 days ago
The Botanist and Mowgli coming to St George’s Preston

A view of the proposed St George's restaurant complex along Friargate side of the centre National food and drink chains The Botanist and Mowgli are coming to St George’s Shopping Centre. The two brands will open in autumn 2020 as part of St George’s plans […]

2 days ago
Family of missing Preston woman launch an emotional plea to find her

Brenda Wignall The family of missing Brenda Wignall, who has not been seen since Friday, have launched an emotional appeal to find her. Brenda, 58, has not been seen since the early […]

3 days ago
Can you help Santa in his Christmas Grotto?

Do you enjoy twinkly Christmas lights and beautifully wrapped presents? Have a fondness for wearing big red suits or stripy tights? Then this is for you! Sight loss charity Galloways, […]

3 days ago
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