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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.

What’s happening for Refugee Week in Preston?

Preston became a City of Sanctuary in 2017 Pic: kalhh Preston City of Sanctuary has joined forces with UCLan and Preston Black History Society to put together a program of events to mark Refugee Week 2019. Refugee Week, from June […]

2 weeks ago
Demolition of former Preston Market Hall and car park moving onto ramp stage

The former Indoor Market building and car park are cordoned off while demolition work continues Pic: Blog Preston Demolition of Preston’s former Market Hall and car park remains on track – despite a wrangle over demolishing a ramp. Preston City Council is working to take down the building […]

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Preston Market Hall wins Planning Award for ‘Best Use of Publicly Owned Land or Property’

The new Market Hall Preston Market Hall has won a prestigious national design award for its renovation scheme. The development was up against stiff competition from local authorities and public services in the Best […]

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Opinion: Simon Rigby’s Preston Guild Hall venture had warning signs written all over it – but does this now present an opportunity for the city?

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Warning signs have been there regarding Preston Guild Hall for a long time. Simon Rigby is not a subtle man. I want to be a landlord, he said, and refocus […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Guild Hall will officially go into administration

The Guild Hall is to officially go into administration. Owner Simon Rigby made the announcement today after months of speculation about the future of the venue. Preston Guild Hall Ltd, […]

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Wedding bells at the Harris as Preston couple Rebecca and Jeremy become the first to tie the knot

It was wedding bells at the Harris Museum this weekend when a Preston couple became the first to tie the knot at the historic venue. Rebecca Scott and Jeremy Rowlands […]

2 weeks ago
Man wanted in connection with Ashton burglaries

Police are asking for help to track down Aiden Craigie, who is wanted on warrant. Craigie, 19, also known as Carter, failed to attend Preston Crown Court on May 17 […]

2 weeks ago
Moka Preston release statement after fire at Fishergate restaurant

Fire crews in Fishergate during Tuesday evening Pic: Mark O'Rourke A Preston city centre restaurant damaged by fire says it was a ‘freak electrical fire’. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent six crews and an aerial support ladder to Moka […]

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