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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.

Victorian Society slams ‘damaging’ plans to change the Harris

Architectural model of the proposed changes to the Harris Pic: Buttress Architects Ltd The Victorian Society is calling for Preston City Council to refuse plans to alter the Harris, which it says is one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in […]

2 weeks ago
The best places to get vegan food in Preston

1260 Craft & Crust pizza with caramelised red onion, mushroom, jalapeños and pineapple Pic @vegan.preston This is a guest post by Rory from @vegan.preston. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. Vegans, eh? With their bloody organic roasted coquina squash, […]

2 weeks ago
Met Office issue ice warning for Preston and Lancashire for Thursday evening

Snowy rooftops Pic: @tony_worrall_photography A yellow weather warning has been put over Preston and South Ribble for tomorrow. The Met Office has issued the warning for icy conditions on Thursday (7 January) from 5pm […]

2 weeks ago
Tide turning on Garden Street development as water agencies raise flood concerns

How the proposed apartment block in Garden Street could look Controversial plans to build an apartment block off Winckley Square have been dealt a blow by the Local Lead Flood Authority (LLFA) and United Utilities. Both organisations have raised concerns […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Chancellor’s business grant announcement ‘is absolutely necessary’ says Preston BID

Preston Business Improvement District (BID) are urging all those eligible to apply for the new grant that Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced today. Retail, leisure and hospitality businesses will be able […]

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Latest Preston and South Ribble case numbers after Christmas mixing

Latest Preston and South Ribble coronavirus figures map. Most areas of Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in coronavirus cases over the Christmas period. Areas such as Farington, Haslam Park and Preston City Centre have all […]

2 weeks ago
Covid marshals ‘failed to stop gatherings of people’ outside Avenham Park cafe

Claims were recently made that people in Avenham Park were not following social distancing Pic: Lauren Melling Preston City Council have responded following claims of a lack of social distancing in Avenham Park over the weekend. A Blog Preston reader, Lauren Melling was out in the Preston […]

2 weeks ago
Preston police and Spar staff help homeless man in act of kindness

A homeless man outside the closed BHS store Pic: Tony Worrall Preston police have updated followers of their Facebook page about an act of kindness from their officers and Spar staff. Just before midnight last night (3 January), police were patrolling […]

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