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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.

Preston joins the nation in Clap for our Carers

Residents took to their doorsteps in Kilruddery Road Applause rang out across Preston tonight as residents opened their doors and windows to show support for NHS staff working on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic. The national Clap […]

2 days ago
How Prestonians are responding to coronavirus lockdown rules

Pedestrians by Preston Dock during lockdown Many parts of Preston have become deserted since Monday, when Boris Johnson announced a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The following day (Tuesday 24 March), Deepdale Retail […]

3 days ago
Independent Preston retailers adapting to coronavirus closures

Joan and Jade outside the new shop Independent Preston retailers that have closed their doors to reduce the spread of coronavirus are looking to adapt their business models. Not all the city’s retailers waited for Government advice, […]

3 days ago
Bus station to close in fight against Coronavirus

Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall The concourse at Preston Bus Station is due to close on Friday evening (27 March) until further notice due to reduced availability of staff, and to try and reduce the […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Markets to see reduced hours and partial closures due to coronavirus

Outdoor Market at Preston Markets Preston Market hall will face reduced hours and partial closures to reduce the spread of Covid-19. From Tuesday 24 March 2020, the Market Hall at Preston Markets will reduce its […]

5 days ago
Annual Easter Avenham ‘Egg Rolling’ cancelled due to Coronavirus

The traditional and much-loved Egg Rolling annual event is cancelled for 2020 due to the coronavirus. The annual event has been a big Easter tradition for Prestonians for over 150 […]

5 days ago
Preston venues react to coronavirus closures as the council steps in to help

Winedown owner Dougie Lowe Preston businesses have been reacting to the Government-enforced closures of pubs, restaurants and similar venues in the fight against coronavirus. Many eateries have switched focus to a delivery service, with […]

6 days ago
Preston Minster to live-stream church services for first time in its history

Preston Minster Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Minster will be live-streaming services for the first time in its history in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The move comes after The Church of England suspended all public […]

7 days ago
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