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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.

Hundreds of Preston homes awake on New Year’s Day without power

More than 700 properties in Preston awoke to find themselves without power. Engineers from Electricity North West were called out at 7.30am on New Year’s Day due to a cable […]

8 years ago
Review: A tale of Two Takeaways

My gastronomic tours of the North West take me to some interesting places and sometimes interesting food. Some of the most welcome and biggest surprises can be found in the […]

8 years ago
New Year’s Eve in Preston: Six ways to see in 2014

Paul Thornton will be raiding his record box at Forum As per usual, some mates are heading to a party, others are getting in a minibus and heading to Manchester while someone else is conveniently not answering their phone. It’s […]

8 years ago
Preston’s former nightclubs and nightlife remembered

It is around this time of year when many Prestonians start to think of a venue in the city where they can bring in the New Year. At Blog Preston […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man arrested and another in hospital after Church Street assault

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault by police in Preston. A man in his early 20s is recovering in hospital after being assaulted outside the Rumes […]

8 years ago
Fire at flat in Percy Street on Boxing Day

A Boxing Day meal went wrong for one home in Preston. Fire crews were called to a flat in Percy Street in the city centre at 9.29pm on Boxing Day. […]

8 years ago
Chinese restaurant and karaoke bar could lose booze licence

Police officers and fire safety officers have visited China House Updated: The licensing hearing is now set to take place on Tuesday 7 January after the owner of China House asked for more time to prepare for the hearing A […]

8 years ago
Man rescued after car crash on Christmas Eve and fire crew deal with fire outside Preston pub

A man was rescued from his car following an accident in Lea. Fire fighters attended the incident on Sidegreaves Lane, Lea, just before 10pm on Christmas Eve. The man was […]

8 years ago
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