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.

Harris Museum and Art Gallery unveils half-term events programme

Half-term events at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery have been announced. Creating arty plant plots, steeping back in time and a bug hunt are all on the agenda. The […]

8 years ago
Geeky comedy night Festival of the Spoken Nerd coming to 53 Degrees

The comedy trio bring their scientific approach to Preston Comedy fuses with science in June as UCLan brings a geeky show to Preston. The Festival of the Spoken Nerd takes place at 53 Degrees on Thursday 26 June. On […]

8 years ago
Preston drinking institution The Moorbrook re-opens

New manager pours a pint for a regular at the Moorbrook The Moorbrook Inn on North Road counted as one of Preston’s iconic boozers has re-opened its doors under new ownership. A consortium made up of Continental owner Jeremy Rowlands, his […]

8 years ago
UCLan retains its dragon boat racing crown

The team line up to celebrate victory Staff and students from a Preston university have shown they are oar-some once again. The University of Central Lancashire retained their crown as dragon boat racing champions of the North […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire damaged city centre block to be reborn as new shops and flat

Former shisha cafe is one of the buildings to be redeveloped A run down building on Manchester Road could be brought back into use. The premises between 11 and 19 on the road have seen a variety of uses in the […]

8 years ago
Review: The Hoosiers at 53 Degrees

Reviewing The Hoosiers was always going be a little bit odd. Their music doesn’t typically fall under the umbrella of what I would listen to and it would seem their […]

8 years ago
Preston allotment seeks funding for memorial garden

The allotments off Liverpool Road A Preston allotment has applied for funding to help create a memorial garden. Penwortham Holme West Allotment Association wants £1,350 from Lancashire County Councillors to create an event space at […]

8 years ago
Preston city centre 20mph speed limit delayed due to Fishergate roadworks

20mph zones have already been introduced on some roads in the city A proposal to turn the majority of Preston’s city centre into a 20mph zone has been put on the backburner. Lancashire County Council have shelved the latest stage of cutting […]

8 years ago
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