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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.

Shankly Hotel won’t use zero-hour contracts and will pay Living Wage

Shankly Hotel is being developed on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston city centre hotel due to open this year has vowed to continue its pledge to not use zero-hour contracts. Signature Living said their working standards, which include paying […]

3 weeks ago
Ribble buses to park up on the Flag Market as Harris exhibition launches

A Ribble bus pulls away Iconic red buses will be parked up in Preston once again. Founded in 1919 the Ribble buses became a mainstay of getting around in the city. Marking 100 years since […]

3 weeks ago
Circus of Horrors brings new show to Preston Guild Hall

Expect lots of the unexpected when the Circus comes to town Prepare for something gruesome at Preston’s Guild Hall as the Circus of Horrors returns. Their latest show The Psycho Asylum is set to feature whirlwind acrobats, flaming limbs and sword […]

3 weeks ago
Simon Rigby finishes changes to Preston Guild Hall operations

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Simon Rigby has completed off-loading all his food and drink based units in the Guild Hall. The local multi-millionaire, who took on the venue in 2014, has decided to let […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Free acting class coming to the city

The theatre at Cardinal Newman College Pic: Cardinal Newman College A new acting academy is starting up in the city. Initiate Theatre is holding a taster workshop at one of Preston’s main colleges. Cardinal Newman College plays host to the […]

3 weeks ago
Person on the tracks reported at Preston Railway Station

Emergency services at Preston Railway Station Pic: Katie Gunn Emergency services are dealing with a person on the tracks at Preston Railway Station. All train services were suspended at the station shortly before 6pm on Friday (4 January). Reports […]

3 weeks ago
Ten of the highest rated cafes in Preston

Bon Bons coffee and cake Pic: Bon Bons/Facebook Keeping it cheap in January is always a big theme after the excess of Christmas. With this in mind we’ve pulled together the top 10 places that TripAdvisor readers consider […]

3 weeks ago
Miller and Carter Steakhouse rule out opening at Preston Guild Hall

A steak at Miller and Carters A national steak restaurant has denied it will be them taking on a unit in the Guild Hall. Miller and Carter Steakhouse were among those rumoured to be taking on […]

3 weeks ago
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