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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.

Open exhibition ‘Preston on a Postcard’ comes to the windows of The Larder

The Preston on a Postcard exhibition at The Larder New open exhibition ‘Preston on a Postcard’ is showing in the windows of The Larder in the city centre. The aim is to enable anyone to submit their images of […]

2 hours ago
Latest plans for Preston tram network ‘could see first rides by 2021’ on Deepdale test line

Preston Trampower has won planning approval to build a demonstrator line as part of its plans to bring passenger tram services back to the city after an absence of 85 […]

7 hours ago
Friends of Winckley Square to present an alternative Christmas concert for 2020

The Winckley Square Christmas tree Pic: Stephen Riley This year’s Friends of Winckley Square Christmas Concert is set to spread festive cheer virtually when it goes out on YouTube. Since being established in 2016, the Friends of Winckley […]

19 hours ago
Support grant announced for Preston residents with low incomes being hit hard by coronavirus

Preston Town Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Blog Preston Preston residents experiencing financial hardship as a result of Covid-19 may be eligible for support with food and essential items. The Local Authority Emergency Assistance Grant scheme is now open […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Students at University of Central Lancashire to have staggered return next year

University of Central Lancashire. Pic: Tony Worrall The University of Central Lancashire have announced that students will return back to Preston with a staggered approach next year. On twitter, the official UCLan account said that the Government […]

2 days ago
New pictures show aftermath of fire at former Baffito’s restaurant at Preston Docks

New pictures showing the extent of the damage caused by a fire at the former Baffito’s restaurant on Preston Docks have emerged. Fire services were called to the derelict building, […]

4 days ago
Preston shops prepare to re-open for Christmas shopping

Preston city centre’s retailers are gearing up to safely re-open their doors from tomorrow (December 2). All retailers, with approproate safety measures in place, are looking forward to welcoming customers […]

4 days ago
New coronavirus asymptomatic testing sites opened at University of Central Lancashire

Preston's coronavirus test centre in Vernon Street close to the UCLan campus Pic: Tony Worrall Three asymptomatic testing sites (ATS) have been launched at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) at its campuses at Preston, Burnley and Westlakes in West Cumbria. UCLan is working with NHS Test & Trace […]

4 days ago
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