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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.

‘Inisde Out’ – Second Craft Hack underway in Preston

‘Inside Out’ Transforming pieces of unloved furniture into spectacular sculptures to be displayed at the Emmaus shop on Friargate, Preston. This is the second of three UP! Craft Hack events happening […]

8 years ago
In pictures: A visit to the former Preston Magistrates’ Court and Police Station

Have you ever passed the old former Police Station and Court House on Lancaster Road / Earl Street and wondered about its origins and history? Well, you can now discover […]

8 years ago
Looking back: Preston Guild Community Procession 2012

It may be hard to believe but the hugely successful Preston Guild was taking place at this time just last year. On 7 September 2012 the Community Procession made its […]

8 years ago
Chinese cultural celebration at the Harris Flights

Here’s some snaps from the latest cultural event at the Harris Flights. Bernie Blackburn was down there to snap the latest artistic treat at the temporary steps up to the […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cotswold fire for Preston Firefighters

Members of the Fire Bridge Union are striking over pensions Emergency services were called out yesterday for a suspected fire in the Cotswold outdoor clothing shop on Fishergate in Preston. Here are a couple of photos from the day. The […]

8 years ago
Pop goes Preston With New Night Time Bar and Venue

Recently refurbished Popworld has a number of nominations Opening on the former Reflex site on Church Street, Preston has a new night time bar and venue. Popworld will open its doors to the public on Friday 13 September […]

8 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Listing decision due early next week

The Bus Station and car park are in the brutalist style of architecture, popular in the 1960s A decision on whether to list Preston’s iconic Bus Station will be revealed next week, according to a Lancashire MP. Ben Wallace, who represents Wyre and Preston North, tweeted to […]

8 years ago
The mystery of Avenham and Miller Park’s boulders

A boulder in Miller Park The mystery of Preston’s boulder stones is being investigated. Local history magazine The Preston Magazine has launched an appeal to find out about the stones in Avenham and Miller Park. […]

8 years ago
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