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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 Bus Station: Preston council leader and Save the Bus Station campaigner spar on Radio Lancs

preston bus station The future of Preston’s Bus Station has been debated on BBC Radio Lancashire following the announcement of its listed status. Leader of Preston City Council Peter Rankin and Save the […]

8 years ago
Reaction: Preston Bus Station secures grade II listed status

The city council and English Heritage disagree on the cost of restoring the Bus Station Preston Bus Station is the hot topic today as culture minister Ed Vaizey granted it grade II listed status. The building splits Prestonian opinion down the middle, with some loving […]

8 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Minister grants building grade II listed status

It’s third time lucky for Preston Bus Station. It has been confirmed as a grade II listed building, making it a building of national importance and special interest. Bus Station […]

8 years ago
Friargate newsagent to face losing licence after underage booze sales

Police photo of smashed bottles near Friargate newsagent A Preston newsagent will have its licence reviewed this week by councillors. Lancashire Police have requested a review of Best One and its sale of alcohol after alleging a number […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement MacMillan Coffee Morning colours Cannon Street green

This September 27 is the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. MacMillan Cancer Support have organised their biggest fundraising event of the year. People across the country will hold a coffee morning […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Continental hosts its eleventh beer festival

Kegs at the Conti beer festival The Continental has been drunk dry after another successful real ale and cider festival. Down on South Meadow Lane drinkers enjoyed a wide selection of beers, ciders and perrys as […]

8 years ago
Light Night at the Harris

James Christy played acoustic numbers for visitors On Friday, the Harris opened its doors for Light Night – a night of fun entertainment and workshops. The evening was kicked off with members of the Broughton Music Academy […]

8 years ago
Preston Bus Station campaigners plan parade through city

A parade to save Preston’s Bus Station is being organised. Campaigners plan to march through the centre of the city to voice their opposition to the current proposals for demolition. […]

8 years ago
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