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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.

Masterpieces: Lowry, Hockney and Nash crossing the Pennines for Harris Museum & Art Gallery exhibition

A collection of paintings will be crossing the Pennines for a special exhibition at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery. Works by David Hockney, LS Lowry, Walter Sickert and Paul […]

6 years ago
Continental Beer Festival returns for eleventh time

Good news for real ale and cider fans as the Continental’s beer festival returns. It will take place from Thursday 19 September on South Meadow Lane for the eleventh time. […]

6 years ago
Preston church looking to move into former offices on the city centre

Volunteers at a Full Life Church event at Christmas 2011 A new church could be opening on Grimshaw Street as it looks for new premises. The Full Life Church, who current worship in The Old Grimshaw Street School, have applied […]

6 years ago
Top things to do in and around Preston: Covering Wed 28 August – Tue 3 September

Time for our weekly look at some top things to do in and around Preston for the week ahead. We’re publishing this on a Wednesday lunchtime so it previews the […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement #Seemymosque exhibition to open at Harris Flights

Preston's mosque photographed by Tony Worrall An exhibition of photos of mosques from around the world will be on display at the Harris Flights. The #Seemymosque project has seen thousands of photos sent in from around […]

6 years ago
City centre office block could become ten-storey apartment complex

Victoria House could become city centre apartments for hundreds of residents A former office block could become city centre apartments overlooking the Bus Station, Flag Market and beyond. Victoria House on Ormskirk Road is owned by Manchester-based developers Mayfair. They are […]

6 years ago
Bluestreak Arts to perform show dedicated to Harris architect James Hibbert

The cast of Visio The archives of the Harris Museum will be turned into a new play by a leading Preston arts group. Bluestreak Arts will be presenting Visio, a new outdoor show which […]

6 years ago
Pictured: First glimpse of restored Preston Cenotaph

Preston's Cenotaph has been undergoing a facelift Work has been taking place to restore Preston’s Cenotaph. Paul Melling was up on the Harris Flights and snapped this photo of the scaffolding taken away and the base of […]

6 years ago
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