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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.

Fishergate roadworks: Road closures as Lancashire County Council begins pedestrian-friendly changes

An artists impression of how Fishergate could look in the future Major roadworks will begin on Fishergate on Monday. A major project to make Preston’s main shopping street more pedestrian-friendly will see £3.4 million put into it. Lancashire County Council has […]

8 years ago
Harris Flights opening to bring four weeks of unique art to Preston

One year on from the Preston Guild proclamation and the Harris steps will play host to a different kind of celebration. The Harris Flights officially open at 11am on Saturday […]

8 years ago
Top things to do in Preston and beyond: Covering Wed 14 August – Tue 20 August

pork pie sellers at lancashire market Time for our weekly look at some top things to do in and around Preston for the week ahead. We’re publishing this on a Wednesday lunchtime so it previews the […]

8 years ago
Police appeal as man wanted in connection with attempted Preston city centre fraud

The public are asked for any information relating to Christopher McKillop Police are appealing for help to trace a 33-year-old man wanted in connection with an attempted fraud in the city. Christopher McKillop is asked to contact Lancashire Police following an […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Harris Flights begin to take shape

Work has begun to temporarily transform the Flag Market and The Harris Museum with the installation of a supersized stairway. The aluminium framework has been installed and the whole structure […]

8 years ago
Marathon run to be one of the art attractions at the Harris Flights

Running a marathon up and down the new steps which will be installed at the front of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery over the next week is just one […]

8 years ago
Run Preston 2013: City prepares for tenth annual 5k and 10k

Runners taking part in the 2012 Guild version of Run Preston The tenth Run Preston event will see runners from across the city pulling on their trainers in September. The 2k, 5k and 10k runs attract thousands of people of all […]

8 years ago
Former weavers cottages on New Cock Yard to become housing

The current building on New Cock Yard has been empty for years A fire ravaged building in the heart of the city centre could be redeveloped into new homes. An application by Ged Connor for 14 New Cock Yard, which sits between […]

8 years ago
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