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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.

Work to start before end of 2013 on hundreds of new student flats on Friargate

View down Great Shaw Street showing artists impression of Friargate Court Work to build 260 new student flats on Friargate will begin before the end of the year. Portergate Property Management had plans approved in June to demolish buildings on the corner […]

8 years ago
Top things to do in and around Preston: Covering Wed 2 October to Tue 8 October

The Deltic will be getting a run out on the RIbble Steam Railway 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 […]

8 years ago
TV celebs attract thousands at St. George’s student lock-In

Droves of students descended upon St. George’s Shopping Centre in Preston on Tuesday night to see Hollyoaks Jennifer Metcalf with TV host Mark Wright, and also to grab the freebies […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Inside the former St Joseph’s Orphanage and Mount Street Hospital

These photos show a unique glimpse inside one of Preston’s most notorious abandoned buildings. St Joseph’s Orphanage or Mount Street Hospital in the city centre stands empty awaiting potential conversion […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Finalists announced in the Alive After Five Awards celebrating city centre nightlife

warehouse saturdays Preston’s nightlife and those who make it one of the best in the UK are set to be rewarded. The Alive After Five hospitality awards have seen thousands of Prestonians […]

8 years ago
Bus services to be affected as Adelphi roundabout roadworks begin from mid-October

Friargate is seen as the second street of the city by many after Fishergate Preston Bus have warned of disruption to services as roadworks begin on the Adelphi roundabout and Friargate. Work starts on installing a new pedestrian crossing from Monday 14 October and […]

8 years ago
Mix your own cocktail Masterclass at Forum

A little Preston gem, Forum is one of the best cocktail bars in town. It also serves great food. Now they want to teach you how to mix your drinks. […]

8 years ago
Popular Preston lunchtime eatery closes without warning

The Doof Food Company which had an outlet on Market Street in Preston has mysteriously closed. We have been unable to contact the owners by telephone or by email. Their […]

8 years ago
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