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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.

Petition to reopen the Old Tram Bridge attracts over 1,200 signatures in days

Old Tram Bridge Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker A petition to gather support for the reopening of the Old Tram Bridge has gained over 1,200 signatures in a matter of days. The bridge over the River Ribble could […]

1 week ago
Preston Scratch Band wants city to pick up instruments for city jam session

The Preston Scratch Band, a regular event pre-lockdown, is returning for a one-off at The Larder as part of the Collective Weekender. Everyone is invited to bring along their instruments […]

2 weeks ago
Disco coming to the streets of Preston in the coming weeks

They Eat Culture are back to bring exciting projects to Preston and Lancashire, with the first event being a disco through the streets. Prestonians are being encouraged to get involved […]

2 weeks ago
Lancashire Encounter Festival full programme released for Preston city centre events

Large pavilion used for Lancashire Encounter performances in Winckley Square Lancashire Encounter is returning this September with an extended event with everyone’s favourite activities. Running from Friday, 17 September to Saturday, 2 October, the festival will bring an array of […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Miller Arcade’s Heavenly Desserts set to rebrand as luxury restaurant chain Haute Dolci

Miller Arcade in Preston is set to welcome luxury restaurant chain Haute Dolci, taking over the Heavenly Desserts unit. Opening this autumn, it will reveal and elegant new look that […]

2 weeks ago
Arrests made after break-in at Preston city centre discount store

Two people have been arrested after a discount beauty shop was burgled in Preston city centre last night (Sunday 5 September). Preston Neighbourhood Task Force took to social media to […]

2 weeks ago
In pictures: A vibrant celebration of South Asian culture at 2021’s Preston City Mela

Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston City Mela took place yesterday (Saturday 4 September), in a vibrant celebration of South Asian arts, music, dance, culture and heritage. The event had been delayed from its usual […]

2 weeks ago
Everyone invited to take part in an array of free, creative arts activities in Preston

A host of free creative arts activities and performances are set to take place in Preston from Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 September. The Collective Weekender has been created by […]

2 weeks ago
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