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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 city centre social enterprise fundraises to fix a broken window

A social enterprise in Preston city centre is fundraising to fix a broken window. Last week, the team at The Larder were heartbroken to discover one of the beautiful, large […]

2 days ago
Preston City Centre roads reopen as lockdown restrictions ease

Covid signs and road blocks at the top end of Chapel Street off Fishergate Pic: Blog Preston The Covid-19 road closures in Preston City Centre have ended. Lune Street and Chapel Street have reopened at their Fishergate end junctions, in line with the easing of lockdown restrictions. […]

3 days ago
New cocktail and pizza bar ‘All Hopes No Promises’ open in Preston City Centre

New bar All Hopes No Promises A new pizza and cocktail bar has opened in Preston City Centre. All Hopes No Promises, which opened in Guildhall Street this week, is run by the same people as […]

3 days ago
Police say these are Preston, South Ribble and Chorley’s most wanted

Police have urged the public to share any information that may lead to the arrest of five of South Lancashire’s most wanted offenders. Earlier this month, Lancashire Constabulary launched Operation […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston council says new development ‘won’t overwhelm infrastructure’, despite residents’ concerns after homes flooded with sewage

Knee-high water in one cottage cellar Preston City Council says a new city centre development won’t “overwhelm local sewage infrastructure”, despite further recent flooding at nearby properties. The Council made the statement after residents in Garden […]

4 days ago
Brucciani’s has now reopened after pandemic restrictions

Brucciani's has reopened. Pic: Molly Ashton Brucciani’s in Preston City Centre has reopened after being closed throughout the pandemic. They were supposed to open 21 June but due to the Covid roadmap being pushed back they […]

5 days ago
Lancashire Resilience Forum urges residents ‘to be sensible’ following easing of lockdown restrictions

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling The Lancashire Resilience Forum has asked residents ‘to be sensible’ following the easing of coronavirus restrictions. As legal restrictions lift across the country, the forum said Lancashire residents need to […]

7 days ago
Plungington Hotel listed as an Asset of Community Value

The Plungington Hotel Pic: Tony Worrall With the help of local community groups, businesses, customers and previous tenants – Friends of The Plungington Hotel submitted a detailed application to have the pub listed as an ‘Asset […]

1 week ago
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