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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.

Your chance to look inside the completed Union Lofts development this weekend

The Union Lofts will be throwing open the doors this weekend to showcase the £3.5m restoration of the former carriage works in Guildhall Street. Etc Urban is welcoming anyone interested […]

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Preston businesses to be encouraged to pay the Real Living Wage

Harris lit in winter sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall An initiative to help Preston businesses become Real Living Wage employers will launch next week. ‘A real wage for Preston’ will be launched by Preston City Council at the Harris on Thursday 23 January. The aim is […]

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Acclaimed pop poet Louise Fazackerley launches new tour in Preston

Louise Fazackerley during one of her performances Pop poet Louise Fazackerley will launch her new The Glass Arc tour at The Ferret on Thursday 30 January at 8pm. The tour is promoting Louise’s first book, The Lolitas, […]

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Brew + Bake relaunches in new Preston Markets unit

Julie Fausset Popular Preston Markets cafe Brew + Bake is relaunching in a new corner unit. The cafe has reopened today (Friday 10 January) with a new food and drink menu available to […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Boost Business Growth Hub bolsters Preston businesses

Geminus directors - Richard Harrison and Nick Roach Lancashire’s Boost Growth Mentoring Group has helped businesses boom in Preston. Led by the Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Lancashire County Council, Boost is also supported by funding from […]

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Work is complete on the Union Carriageworks loft apartments

Inside the Union Lofts show apartment The £3.5 million transformation of an historic carriage works in Preston into the city’s first loft apartments and offices has been completed. Etc Urban Developments has successfully redesigned the late […]

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New page for the Harris as library staff transfer

The Harris exterior Harris library staff have transferred from Lancashire County Council to Preston City Council to create one Harris team. The Harris, which is managed by Preston City Council working in partnership with Lancashire […]

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Family florist putting down roots in Preston Markets

Preston Flowers market stall A family-run florist is moving into Preston Markets. Preston Flowers opens today (Wednesday 8 January). The florist has been a Preston staple for over 35 years, having previously been based […]

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