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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.

Late opening planned for Harris Museum and Art Gallery

The Harris Museum will be open this evening as part of a free night of entertainment. Light Night gives residents the chance to explore the Harris after work or school. […]

7 years ago
Weekend planned to explore Preston’s railway heritage

Railway enthusiasts and local history buffs will be offered a weekend to explore the history of Preston’s railways. The community heritage team at Lancashire County Council are offering the chance […]

7 years ago
Wooden Spoons Theatre Bring Cut Throat Tour To Preston.

The Wooden Spoon Cut Throat tour in September taking in Preston's murderous past You may have been on ghost walks or historical tours before, but few have explored the rich heritage of Preston. This city, at the heart of Lancashire, has its shadows, […]

7 years ago
Open City Preston: Event explores the empty buildings of the city centre

The group visit the former Mount Street Hospital On Friday and Saturday, ‘In Certain Places’ hosted ‘Open City Preston 2013’, an event to explore the issue of empty buildings in Preston’s city centre. I went along to Friday’s […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Rain comes down on final day of the Harris Flights

Crowds huddle under umbrellas for the final performances at the Flights The Harris Flights has been blessed with sunshine for the majority of its four week run, but the heavens opened for the final day. Temporary steps between the Flag Market […]

7 years ago
Preston Retail Skills Shop partnership with Aldi unveils apprentice take up in September

Back in June 2013 discount retailer Aldi announced that it would work in partnership with Preston Retail Skills Shop, run by Preston College, to promote this year’s Aldi Apprentice Scheme. The […]

7 years ago
X-Factor star Diana Vickers visits Preston

Diana Vickers will be signing copies of her new album Music To Make Boys Cry at the Preston branch of HMV at 12 pm today (Sunday 15th September) Blackburn born […]

7 years ago
Preston Pride Festival to return for second year

Valentino King will be performing on the Flag Market Preston’s Pride Festival will return on the last weekend of September. The Flag Market will be filled for a colourful celebration by the city’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual community. […]

7 years ago
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