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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.

Newly Refurbished RSPCA/My Vet clinic opens live on BBC Radio Lancashire

The refurbished Preston RSPCA/My Vet clinic on North Lancaster Road in Preston re-opened today. The clinic invited the public to bring their cats and dogs for free microchipping at the re-launch […]

8 years ago
Preston man charged with firearms offence following River Ribble incident

A Preston man has been charged with possession of an air weapon in a public place following an incident on Sunday. Armed police were called to a location on the […]

8 years ago
Bridge painting closes Marsh Lane

A reminder to motorists travelling into Preston. Marsh Lane has been closed to allow bridge painting works. They are now well underway with scaffolding erected under the bridge blocking the […]

8 years ago
Fishergate roadworks resume and move onto Corporation Street

Workman on Fishergate Roadworks in Preston city centre are to continue down Fishergate. The work, part of a £3.4 million scheme to make the city centre better for pedestrians, has seen major disruption […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Armed police detain man with rifle by River Ribble

Armed response officers were called out in Preston this afternoon. Officers from Lancashire Police attended an area of the River Ribble following reports of a man with a rifle. Helicopter […]

8 years ago
Grand opening of ‘The Mike Atkins Way’ Guild Wheel section

On Friday afternoon 17th January, a number of people attended the official grand opening of a section of the Guild Wheel in Avenham Park, extending alongside the River Ribble from […]

8 years ago
Portfolio Review Sessions for Artists

There are still a few spaces left on the Harris Museum and Art Gallery’s portfolio review sessions this Saturday. The 45 minute sessions can be booked with UCLAN’s Lubaina Himid, […]

8 years ago
Brutalist beauty: Preston Bus Station on BBC4

The Bus Station and car park are in the brutalist style of architecture, popular in the 1960s Love it or loath it, the Bus Station will not go away. The latest examination of 1960’s concrete art or brutalist architecture that includes PBS will feature as part of […]

8 years ago
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