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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.

Have your say on Preston’s City Investment Plan

A rainbow over Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council is looking for feedback as it develops a City Investment Plan designed to transform Preston over the next 15 years. The plan will set out the Council’s […]

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Preston firefighter’s 24-hour row to raise money for children’s charity

Greg in the Invictus Games A man from Fishergate Hill is completing a 24-hour row to raise £250 for children’s charity Rainbow Trust. Firefighter Greg Dunnings, 29, was inspired to complete the fundraiser after seeing […]

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The great Switcheroo – Preston city centre nightclub WILL reopen tonight

Switch: Pic Tony Worrall Switch nightclub in the city centre WILL reopen tonight, despite earlier confirmation that it had been banned from doing so. Following fresh external legal advice, Preston City Council has late this […]

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Switch nightclub banned from reopening tonight

Switch nightclub Pic: Tony Worrall Switch nightclub has been banned from reopening tonight (Saturday 1 August). Preston City Council moved to clarify the situation in a tweet this afternoon, ahead of Switch’s planned reopening after […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Cyclists fight back, blaming dog walkers for safety issues on the Guild Wheel

Dog and cyclist on the Guild Wheel Pic Tony Worrall Cyclists are taking to social media to defend themselves and lay the blame for Guild Wheel safety issues on dog walkers. In an article published by Blog Preston last week, […]

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Preston’s bid for up to £25m from the Towns Fund – and the projects that could benefit

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston has submitted a bid for up to £25 million worth of funding to improve the economy, develop the city, and attract jobs and long-term investment. Preston is one of […]

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New Rugby League education programme available to schools in Preston

Rugby League World Cup trophy Pic: Leeds Library and Information Service As one of the hosts for Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), schools across Preston are being encouraged to download a brand-new classroom resource ahead of children returning to school […]

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Preston’s Walk in the Dark event goes virtual for 2020

Walk-in-the-Dark-2020 For the first time in more than a decade Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s Walk in the Dark will become a virtual event. The 11-mile trek along the A6 is one of […]

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