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.

Review: The Preston City Centre pub that’s still got soul

The Stanley Arms halloumi burger Third to be reviewed in Blog Preston’s series of eateries with outside areas is the Stanley Arms in Lancaster Road in Preston City Centre. I took my mother Yvonne and […]

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Exploring Preston’s Box Market

Record fair at Preston Box Market Pic Lisa Brown Over the past few weeks, Blog Preston has been running a series of articles exploring Preston Markets. In this, the final instalment, we visit the Box Market. The Box Market […]

3 weeks ago
Platinum Jubilee beacons lit in and around Preston

Queen's Platinum Jubilee beacon was lit on Harris Museum Piic: Michael Porter Photography During Thursday evening a series of events took place across Preston where beacons were lit up to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. On Thursday June 2, Mayor of councillor Preston Neil […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Pedals launches to encourage more people to cycle

Monday 6 June marks the start of Bike Week, the UK’s biggest week for cycling. Preston Pedals, a local organisation that has been set up to encourage more people from […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Preston city centre’s MET to host award-winning comedy shows

Inside The MET Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston’s new Mobile Event Tent tent (MET) will see major talent comedians perform in the city centre venue as part of the summer programme of events. Located in the Harris […]

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Preston City Mela returning to Avenham Park

Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston City Mela is making a comeback this year by celebrating the rich diversity of Lancashire at Avenham Park. The multicultural arts festival, is a collaborative project with Arts Council […]

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Preston counselling service Cedar House receives Queen’s award for voluntary service

Cedar House volunteer counsellors Cedar House counselling service, based in Preston City Centre, has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This is the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in […]

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Recognition in Queen’s Birthday Honours for UCLan astrophysicist

Dr Megan Argo An astrophysicist from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for her services to Girlguiding during the pandemic. Dr Megan Argo has […]

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