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.

Cities think-tank offers figures for why Preston is seeing a resurgence

Preston's skyline from the Docks Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s regularly making the headlines for its economic model and surging its way up the best places to live. But what are the figures underlying this change in fortunes for […]

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UCLan confirms who will build its new student centre on Adelphi Square

This is what the new public square will look like on what was the Adelphi roundabout A new £60million student centre at Preston’s university is to be built by a Derbyshire-based firm. Bowmer and Kirkland have been appointed to build the student centre which will face […]

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Preston ranked in UK top ten for student nightlife

A selection of the drinks on offer at Baker Street Preston has been revealed as the ninth best place in the UK for a student night out. New research from I SAW IT FIRST looked at various factors to find […]

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How a Pokémon Go gaming community is bringing fun, fitness and friendship to Preston

A Preston Pokemon Go meet up A Pokémon Go group with more than 500 members is bringing fun, fitness and friendship to Preston. Pokémon Go blew up on the gaming scene in 2016, and the augmented […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Vikings to take over the Harris throughout the summer

Inspecting some fine Viking art and hand-crafted pieces Preston’s bracing itself for a Viking invasion from mid-June. The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is showcasing Fearsome Craftsman. A touring exhibition from the JORVIK Viking Centre in York it […]

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Preston taxi firm refused to pick up visually impaired woman with assistance dog and must now pay the price for breaking the law

When the taxi firm operator heard an assistance dog would be on board, they said no driver would be available Pic: Amy_Gillard A Preston taxi firm has been fined and ordered to pay compensation after refusing to pick up a visually impaired woman. Eagle Taxis were taken to court for breaking the […]

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How Preston Twitter helped to reunite Molly the lost collie with her owner

Molly reunited with her owners Pic: Blog Preston/Julian Williams A lost collie helped restore everyone’s faith in the Internet during Thursday evening. Molly had escaped from a nearby garden and was found wandering in Avenham Park. Blog Preston was […]

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New cafe planned for the empty Games Workshop unit

An empty retail unit in the Miller Arcade could open as a cafe if Preston City Council grants approval. An application has been submitted to convert the former Games Workshop […]

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