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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.

Ribble buses return to the city for one day only

Preston was transported back to a different age of bus travel on Saturday. Ribble Buses lined the Flag Market to mark the start of a new exhibition at the Harris. […]

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Police continue investigation into Church Street assault after witness appeal

The Old Dog Inn in Church Street Pic: Blog Preston Police are continuing with their investigation into a Preston city centre assault following an appeal to trace witnesses. The incident occurred on Thursday 20 December when a 29-year-old man was […]

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Frenchwood burglary suspects held as mounted police patrols continue

Mounted police in Cadogan Place Pic: Lancs Mounted Police Two men have been arrested following a spate of burglaries in Frenchwood and Avenham. Preston Police stepped up patrols following a number of break-ins. Residents had taken to Twitter to […]

2 days ago
Lazy Cat Cafe’s charity box is taken as owner releases CCTV

One of the women places a black shawl over the charity box Pic: Lazy Cat Cafe One of Preston city centre’s most popular cafes has been targeted by thieves. CCTV footage released by the Lazy Cat Cafe shows a charity box being taken. The box – […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement End of the road for Preston Youth Zone plans

A new view of the Youth Zone standing to one side of the Bus Station Preston will not have its own Youth Zone, it has been confirmed. Leaders say young people have been ‘let down by politicians’ after it emerged the Lancashire County Council has […]

3 days ago
Four places to help you get your zen back in Preston

Has your ‘get up and go’, got up and gone? Feeling tired, sluggish and ready for a change? Or perhaps you would like to treat aches and pains without popping […]

3 days ago
Park Hotel plans to restore it are moving forward

The Park Hotel stands overlooking Miller Park Pic: Tony Worrall Restoration work to revive what was one of Preston’s grandest hotels could soon move forward. The Park Hotel, overlooking Avenham and Miller Parks, is due to see a multi-million pound […]

3 days ago
Warning after spate of burglaries in Avenham and Frenchwood

Jamea Masjid had a warning in its entranceway Pic: Mseedat10 Police have stepped up patrols in Frenchwood and Avenham after a string of burglaries. A city mosque had taken to warning its worshippers after Preston Police were criticised for inaction. […]

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