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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 Dice and Donuts owner taken to tribunal by former staff

The former Dice and Donuts cafe in Butler Street The owner of a defunct board game cafe in Preston has been given 14 days to pay his staff – or face the bailiffs. Mark Cutter took over the running […]

3 days ago
Artwork showcasing single-use plastics created on Preston’s Flag Market

Here's all the plastic bottles which were used for the artwork Pic: Oxheys A giant piece of artwork was created on the Flag Market to highlight the usage of single-use plastics. Making A Mark brought artwork with a message to the city along […]

4 days ago
Preston Market traders demand rent reduction from Preston City Council

Inside the Preston Market Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Traders within Preston Market Hall have demanded their rents are slashed in half. A letter sent by the Market Traders Association on 13 May details how fed-up market traders feel […]

5 days ago
Coffee with a cannabis shot – new CBD cafe could come to Preston

The owner of a Bristol based cannabis cafe has announced plans to branch out into Preston. Mary-Jane’s sells CBD infused products which claim to boost health and wellbeing if used […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Guild Hall ticket-holders who paid by cash may not get a refund

Preston Guild Hall was closed as a venue and the parent firm placed into administration Pic: Tony Worrall Ticket-holders for shows at Preston Guild Hall who paid by cash have been told they may not get their money back. Simon Rigby mothballed the venue and called in the […]

5 days ago
Part of Church Street shut due to ‘unsafe building’

The city council says temporary lights are in place from Manchester Road to the Minster Pic: Google A Preston city centre road has been closed to an unsafe building. Preston City Council say they have been forced to close a section of Church Street. Temporary traffic lights […]

5 days ago
The Guardian university league table sees a modest rise for UCLan

UCLan's campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university has seen another upward movement in an updated university league table. The Guardian’s University Guide for 2020 has the University of Central Lancashire up four places. This puts […]

5 days ago
Mustaq Bhailok gives update on Garden Street block of flats plan

How the new apartment block down Garden Street could look The developer behind a proposal for a new block of flats off Winckley Square has said he did initially want to keep the building. Mustaq Bhailok, of Northern Estates Limited, […]

6 days ago
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