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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.

High rise living complex in Pole Street has been given the go ahead

Plans for a new complex of apartments in the city centre have been given the green light by the council’s planning committee. Bhailok Court is a pair of buildings comprising […]

1 day ago
Review: Alleged wedges cause fritter bitterness at African-Caribbean Preston takeaway

Manjaros fritters Next up in Blog Preston’s new series of reviews – Best and Worst Preston Takeaways According to Just Eat – is restaurant and takeaway Manjaros. Located on London Road just […]

2 days ago
Victorian Society opposes demolition of St Joseph’s Orphanage

St Joseph's Orphanage, Preston is set for demolition. The Victorian Society has said the planned demolition of Grade II listed St Joseph’s Orphanage would be a tragedy for Preston’s heritage. The proposals for the site include the demolition […]

2 days ago
Snow Patrol’s Preston gig rescheduled, while Blossoms announce return to the city

Snow Patrol at Nurnberg Rock im Park Indie rock band Snow Patrol have rescheduled their two Preston shows. The Northern Ireland band were due to perform at Blitz tonight as part of their Reworked tour, but have […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Accident causing delays on Preston Ringway

Holiday Inn Junction of the Preston Ringway An accident has occurred on the Preston Ringway earlier this afternoon causing traffic issues in the area. Police have said that at around 12.30pm, an accident occurred between a car […]

3 days ago
The heartbreaking story of young people in care – and how you can help this Christmas

Young boy at Christmas Blog Preston has once again joined forces with Cotton Court Business Centre for the annual Christmas gift appeal in aid of Barnardo’s and the 400+ disadvantaged young people it supports across Lancashire. […]

1 week ago
Temporary knife arches to be installed at Preston Train Station

Temporary knife arches will be employed at Preston train station through December in a bid to reduce knife crime. Lancashire Police will be operating in a joint operation with British […]

1 week ago
Free parking in Preston for Christmas 2019

Free parking will be available in Preston over the Christmas period. Check out our list below to find out where you can park for free and at what times. Read more: Late night […]

2 weeks ago
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