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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.

Preston Pride: Flag Market full of colour for LGBT celebration

The Queen even made an appearance at Preston Pride Crowds were out in force on Saturday to celebrate Preston Pride on the Flag Market in the late September sunshine. The front of the Harris Museum looked resplendent with its […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Run Preston sees 10k and 5k race return to city streets for tenth year

On Sunday, the Run Preston event returned to the city and once again people turned out in force for this popular event. Three courses had been set up around the […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Photos of Preston Bus Station as a listed building

On Monday the Bus Station was confirmed as a grade II listed building, so we sent Paul Melling down to get some new photos of the building. Well, it hasn’t […]

8 years ago
Avenham Park pavilion: Catering firm signs ten year deal to operate The Pavilion Cafe

Avenham Park's pavilion A city centre park cafe ha been given a new name and a re-launch. The Pavilion Cafe at Avenham Park is now run by Tribourne Catering Services who have signed […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston students to shop-til-they-drop at St George’s student lock-in

Crowds at last year's student lock-in One of Preston’s biggest shopping nights of the year is set to take place next week. The Student lock-in night at St Georges Shopping Centre will be held for the […]

8 years ago
Preston newsagent has its opening hours and alcohol sales time cut

Friargate is seen as the second street of the city by many after Fishergate A Preston off-licence’s opening hours have been slashed by councillors. The city council’s licensing sub-committee chose to reduce the time Best One, or Friargate Newsagent, on Friargate, can open and […]

8 years ago
University Police launch UCLan student safety pages

Lancashire Police recently launched new social media pages on Twitter and Facebook with the aim of improving safety of UCLan students in Preston. As part of Lancashire Police’s 2013 Freshers […]

8 years ago
City centre stabbing CCTV images released as part of police appeal

Images of the man police would like to speak to. He was on Glovers Court before the incident. Police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a stabbing in the city centre. Officers were called to an incident on Fishergate […]

8 years ago
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