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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.

This is how Preston Bus Station’s western edge may look

Artist impression of how the Bus Station's western edge may look Pic: Cassidy+Ashton/Lancashire County Council New designs for the western edge of Preston’s grade-II listed Bus Station have been unveiled. Lancashire County Council has tabled amended proposals for the area after plans for the Preston […]

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Here’s our big survey about Preston

Skyline in the city Pic: Tony Worrall As we reach a decade of keeping you updated on all things Preston we thought it would be a good chance to stop and reflect. We’d really like your views […]

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Trial of Hillsborough match commander underway in Preston

Preston Crown Court is at the top of the national news agenda as the trial of Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield gets underway. Press and families of the 96 people […]

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Preston foodbank and soup kitchen desperate for storage space

The current storage area for the Luv Preston foodbank Pic: Luke Parkinson/Blog Preston A foodbank which is feeding up to 100 people each week is in urgent need of a storage area. LUV Preston takes place each Tuesday evening at St Wilfred’s Community […]

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Advertisement Advertisement New Preston survey claims city centre is on the up

Fishergate received a lift in rating, with 52 per cent saying it was a 'better place to be', up 10 per cent on last year Pic: Tony Worrall A survey of hundreds of Prestonians has claimed the city centre is a ‘better place to be’ than in previous years. Preston’s Business Improvement District carry out the annual survey […]

2 weeks ago
Work to warm up Preston’s Market Hall continues

The work resumes at the Orchard Street end of the Market Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Further winter-proofing work is continuing at Preston’s Market Hall. The new porch was put in at the start of December last year and is now getting its roof. Traders and […]

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Blog Preston celebrates 10 years with Foxton Centre fundraising launch

A decade of Blog Preston has gone by and we couldn’t let the anniversary go without raising a glass to ten wonderful years, and doing a bit of fundraising for […]

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Preston Market and car park demolition to be documented on video

The former Indoor Market building will be knocked down Pic: Adam Kean A Preston YouTube is setting out to document the demolition of the city’s Indoor Market and Market Hall car park. Adam Kean says he will be paying a visit each […]

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