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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.

Masterstrokes opens at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery with exclusive preview

Masterstrokes preview saw art lovers take a look around On Friday evening art lovers were treated to an exclusive preview of over 30 new pieces of art at the Harris. The Art Gallery has taken delivery of works by […]

8 years ago
Fire crews called to blaze on Lune Street

Fire crews have been fighting a fire at a bedroom and home furnishings store on Lune Street. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed four fire engines were called out at […]

8 years ago
‘Shocking’ red brick wall at Preston Cenotaph site

As work continues at the Preston Cenotaph site many recent visitors commented on the ‘ugliness’ of a large circular red brick wall under construction around the memorial. Indeed, the shocking […]

8 years ago
‘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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
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
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