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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.

Centenary Mill chimney inspection attracts onlookers

Going up in the World! Taken today. Photos of probably the most unenviable job in Preston. Being lifted hundreds feet into the air by crane in a cramped basket then […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Preston court in media glare again as William Roache trial begins

Preston’s Crown Court has again been the centre of a media scrum today as actor William Roache took the stand. Mr Roache, who played Ken Barlow in Coronation Street, is […]

8 years ago
Preston MP visit puts the spotlight on Foxton homeless shelter

Mark Hendrick (third from left) with staff and volunters at the Foxton Centre Preston MP Mark Hendrick has been visiting a local homeless shelter to see its good work in action. The Foxton Centre on Knowsley Street, Avenham, serves up nearly 3,000 hot […]

8 years ago
Pantomime season returns to Preston with Aladdin

Chorley based Sparkle Productions & Sylvia Goff Center return to Preston Playhouse with their 4th production. After the success of Cinderella last year they now bring a magical family pantomime […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement For Sale notice at Mystery Tea House

Mystery Tea House in Cannon Street Visit Mystery Tea House in Preston on Cannon Street while you can as it may not be there for much longer. A for sale notice has been erected on the […]

8 years ago
Photography student asks you to Photograph Your City

Laura Cronin, a photographer from Preston studying BA (Hons) Photography at Salford University, is asking residents to share their images of the city. She is planning to make a book […]

8 years ago
Chinese restaurant China House remains open despite safety fears

The lights are on and China House is still operating, as pictured on Saturday A Chinese restaurant in Preston which had its licence withdrawn due to safety fears has continued to trade. China House on Aqueduct Street had its licence revoked on Tuesday by […]

8 years ago
Police and Crime Commissioner roadshow in Preston

A quick reminder that Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Clive Grunshaw will be in Preston today (Saturday 11 January) to hear your thoughts on the budget. At the beginning of […]

8 years ago
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