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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.

Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble, ranked lowest to highest by area

Covid-19 cases map to 25 February 2021 New data from the government reveals the areas in Preston and South Ribble with the least Covid-19 cases. Of the 32 areas covered by Blog Preston, Penwortham South recorded the […]

7 hours ago
£5m Preston city centre redevelopment of former Browns Bar nearly complete

CGI showing the living space inside a Buckingham House apartment Pic: TSS Properties The £5m transformation of the Preston city centre building that used to house Browns Bar and Truth nightclub is almost complete. Buckingham House in Glovers Court will become home to two […]

17 hours ago
How this heart-shaped flower installation in Avenham Park is lifting spirits

Avenham Park flower installation Pic: @honeyshideaway A heart-shaped flower installation in Avenham Park is bringing cheer to park visitors. The display appeared in the park on Saturday (27 February), and was created by Preston-based wedding florist […]

3 days ago
City of Preston 10k moves date back to the autumn

The SPAR City of Preston 10k has been postponed. The Running Bee Foundation event was meant to take place on Sunday 28 March, however it has now been pushed back […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tree works along Broadgate as part of River Ribble flood protection scheme

The trees being cut down along Broadgate Pic: Chris Hough Work has began on the first phase of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The Environment Agency, who have been working alongside Lancashire County Council, Preston City […]

6 days ago
Covid-19 cases dropping in most areas of Preston and South Ribble

Covid-19 cases map to 18 February 2021 The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble continue to see a decrease in cases of Covid-19. Farington, Lea and Marina, and Preston City Centre are among the 22 […]

7 days ago
Police appeal for information after shot fired in Plungington

Police vehicles at the incident in Dallas Street Pic: Ainsley Mcmanus Police are appealing for information after a gun was fired at a Plungington house. Officers were called to a report a window had been damaged in Dallas Street at around 6.50pm […]

1 week ago
Shot fired in Plungington street was ‘at wrong house’ say police

A gunshot fired on a Plungington street last night is believed to have been a targeted attack. Police were called to Dallas Street at around 6.50pm on Sunday (21 February) […]

1 week ago
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