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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.

Simon Rigby’s insolvency hearing has been delayed

Simon Rigby with his MBE An insolvency hearing brought by Clifton Meats Ltd against Simon Rigby – the former Guild Hall owner – has been delayed. Mr Rigby was due to attend a hearing at […]

3 hours ago
Pictures of when classic buses parked up in Preston’s Flag Market

Vintage buses pulled up to stop at the Flag Market during Saturday. Part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Preston Bus Station being built the city council put […]

4 hours ago
Spot yourself at the Lancashire Festival in Miller Park

After a wet start the sun shone down on the Lancashire Festival. The event, organised by Joshua Holden and team, has transferred from Moor Park. And they were rewarded with […]

14 hours ago
Watch as The Flying Scotsman powers out of Preston Station

The Flying Scotsman comes steaming by Pic: Simon Gooch Crowds have been gathering at Preston Railway Station throughout Saturday to catch a glimpse of the Flying Scotsman. Simon Gooch was one of those who got up close and personal […]

14 hours ago
Advertisement Advertisement Broadgate to see fourth night of police dispersal order in force

The area of Broadgate covered by the dispersal order Police are entering a fourth night of increased patrols in the Broadgate area of the city. A dispersal order has been in force since Wednesday (17 July) evening. It follows […]

21 hours ago
Extinction Rebellion march through Preston in climate change protest

Climate change activists in Fishergate Pic: Sandra Kirkman Climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion has marched through Preston. Dozens of activists massed at Preston Railway Station before making their way towards County Hall during Saturday (20 July). They […]

22 hours ago
The Flying Scotsman pulls into Preston Station

The Flying Scotsman standing at Preston Station Pic: Disability Equality North West The most famous of steam locomotives has pulled up at Preston Railway Station. Train fans and onlookers gathered to see The Flying Scotsman during Saturday (20 July). The engine is […]

22 hours ago
Preston disability centre granted rent reduction to help it survive

Pukar Disability Centre is based in Avenham Pic: Google A Preston city centre charity which provides vital support for those with disabilities has been thrown a lifeline. Pukar Disability Centre has been serving the city for 18 years. The […]

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