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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.

Plan for Preston city centre from 1946 is discovered

A drawing in 1946 showing the city centre of Preston Before the Ringway and before Preston Bus Station, how the city centre should look has always troubled the council. It was an issue in 1946 as much as it is […]

8 years ago
BBC Radio Lancashire live in Preston ahead of Lancashire Day 2013

Ahead of Lancashire Day on 27th November the big red BBC Radio Lancashire tour bus, travelling all around the county this week, arrived in Preston with popular Radio Lancashire presenter […]

8 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Lancashire County Council say more funding can be found for restoring listed building

Lancashire County Council has indicated more money could be found to restore Preston Bus Station. Last night we revealed how Preston City Council are putting in motion the transfer of […]

8 years ago
Pub giant Wetherspoons likely to be given the nod for TSB Building revamp

Formerly The Savings Bank on Church Street, it could become a new pub A proposal to convert the former TSB Bank on Church Street into a Wetherspoons will go before councillors next month. The pub giant had lodged plans for the change of […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Control of Preston Bus Station to be handed over to Lancashire County Council

Preston’s grade II listed Bus Station is set to be transferred to be run by Lancashire County Council. The city council have tabled a proposal to gift ownership of the […]

8 years ago
Student loses teeth after gang of men set upon him in Preston city centre assault

A student has lost two front teeth after a brawl with a group of 10 men. The 18-year-old student stepped in when between eight to 10 men started harassing two […]

8 years ago
Preston’s Christmas Craft Fairs and Vintage Markets

In little over a month it’ll be Christmas Day. If the thought of pounding the high street, or computer keyboard, in search of that elusive festive gift fills you with […]

8 years ago
Coca Cola truck visits Preston’s Flag Market

Thousands of people filled Preston’s Flag Market to see the Christmas Coca Cola truck make its debut in the Nations’ latest ‘Kindness Hotspot’. A survey of 2,500 people who live […]

8 years ago
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