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.

Council forced to bail out Wooden Spoons Theatre ghost tours

A spooky theatre show has been bailed out by Preston City Council. Wooden Spoons Theatre who run family ghost tours over Halloween have been forced to apply for emergency funding […]

8 years ago
Big Draw Events in Preston

It’s Big Draw Time! Running from 1 October to 3 November The Big Draw 2013 brings together more than 200,000 people of all ages in an historic art project. Since […]

8 years ago
New city centre strategy in call to arms for new stores as one in four Preston shops stand empty

The city centre holds the key to Preston's economic future according to the council report A manifesto for how to revitalise Preston City Centre has been published. The 69-page dossier replaces the previous Tithebarn proposal for redevelopment of the city centre. Preston City Council has […]

8 years ago
European Gift Market visits Preston

Today speciality food and gifts from across Europe were on sale as a Continental market set up its stalls on historic Preston Flag Market. Following on from the Italian Market […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Cock Yard weavers cottages demolished after safety scare

Tony Worrall snapped the demolished cottages Former weavers cottages on New Cock Yard have been demolished due to safety concerns. Preston Council’s planning department gave emergency permission to developer Ged Connor to knock it down after […]

8 years ago
Vandals hunted after community centre attacked in Plungington

Police in Preston are appealing for information after a community centre had bricks thrown through its windows. The community centre on Brook Street, Plungington, was targeted by vandals between Friday […]

8 years ago
Preston Christmas Lights 2013: Date and time confirmed for mystery celeb switch on

Preston’s Christmas Lights switch-on will take place on Saturday 16 November. A stage will be constructed outside the Harris Museum and celebrations begin from 5.30pm. The event, where an as […]

8 years ago
Protest outside city centre bank against investment in dirty energy

Local World Development Movement (WDM) activists yesterday protested outside a branch of HSBC on Fishergate hoping to make bankers come clean about their fossil fuel finance. The protest was part […]

8 years ago
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