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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.

Arrests after man left fighting for his life in Church Street attack

Seven men have been arrested after a man was left fighting for his life after an assault in Church Street. Around 2.40am on February 16 a 20-year-old man was found […]

1 day ago
Mind sleuth bringing mentalism show with mental health twist to Preston

Cartoon depiction of Simon A one-man show fusing mentalism and mental health awareness is coming to Preston. UCLan graduate and mind sleuth Simon Cafferty, who has struggled with depression, will perform his show Dear […]

4 days ago
New flood alerts in place for areas around the River Ribble

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown The Environment Agency has issued new flood alerts for Monday as rising river levels put parts of Preston and South Ribble at risk. Low lying land and roads in Higher […]

4 days ago
Preston Park Run is back with a little help from Galloways

The junior parkrunners in action Pic: Ian Scott Preston Park Run returned this weekend after Storm Dennis put a stop to the popular running event. The defibrillator in Avenham Park was damaged b the storm and organisers felt […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal to find men after theft of Space Centre charity tin

A property management firm has released images of two men they are trying to identify after a charity collection box was snatched from the front counter. Portergate Property, which has […]

7 days ago
Preston’s Sikh community to celebrate three years of helping the city’s homeless

Volunteers who run the food kitchen under the market canopy Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s Sikh Sewa Society UK is set to celebrate their third anniversary of feeding and clothing the city’s homeless. The Society was formed in January 2017 by a small group […]

7 days ago
Have your say on plans to create an ‘urban village’ in the Stoneygate area

Sketch showing a view from Church Street to Manchester Road roundabout Members of the public are being invited to comment on plans for the Stoneygate regeneration. Preston City Council is gathering opinions on the Stoneygate Regeneration Framework draft Supplementary Planning Document […]

1 week ago
Bowling alley added to Preston Markets cinema plans

A view of how the cinema development may look A bowling alley is set to be included in a revised proposal for the new cinema and restaurants scheme in Preston city centre. The 16-lane alley will be listed alongside […]

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