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Key places and buildings in Preston which are regularly in the news

City centre bar welcomes action on anti-social behaviour as Preston Police deal with ‘numerous youths’

Preston Bus Station at night Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston city centre bar has welcomed action on anti-social behaviour as police have revealed the results of the first night of a dispersal order. The order has been put […]

21 hours ago
Dispersal order in place in Preston city centre following anti-social behaviour

The area of Preston city centre covered by the dispersal order A dispersal order is in place in Preston city centre following recent anti-social behaviour. Preston Police enforced the Section 34 order (Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014) from 6pm […]

1 day ago
New Preston College and Bowker Motor Group partnership to benefit apprentices

Representatives from Bowker and Preston College Lancashire automotive retailer Bowker Motor Group and Preston College have teamed up with a new long-term partnership. The new automotive technologies partnership will help apprentices learn a breadth of knowledge, […]

2 days ago
Harris Museum sees £450k investment from national grant-makers

Two national foundations have invested £450,000 into The Harris to help fund an ongoing refurb project. Provided by The Weston Foundation and the Wolfson Foundation, two grants will build on […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement £150,000 funding set to improve tennis courts in three Preston parks

Ashton Park tennis courts Pic: Tony Worrall Tennis courts at Moor Park, Haslam Park and Ashton Park are set to be improved thanks to £150,000 of funding. Preston City Council’s Parks and Streetscene Service has been working […]

1 week ago
New private hire venue opens in former Heathcotes Brasserie at Winckley Square

23 Winckley Square bar area A new private hire venue has opened in Winckley Square. 23 Winckley Square launched in October in the building that has been home to restaurants run by award-winning and double […]

2 weeks ago
Preston solicitors expands as increase in divorce enquiries linked to repeated lockdowns

Mark Mosley and Angela Garvey from Vincents Solictors An increase in divorce enquiries in Preston has been linked to repeated lockdowns. Vincents Solicitors, based in Winckley Square, says it has received increasing numbers of enquiries ever since the […]

4 weeks ago
Preston Guild Lodge ‘humbled’ after receiving Covid-19 accolade from Mayor Javed Iqbal

The Mayor of Preston has presented an award to local Masons after members donated £5,500 in cash and groceries to local food banks. Preston Guild Lodge said they were ‘humbled […]

4 weeks ago
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