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

A taste of San Sebastian hospitality arriving in Preston’s Flag Market soon

 A taste of San Sebastian hospitality is soon to arrive in Preston as new destination Bar Pintxos opens its doors at the end of August. The new bar restaurant will […]

12 hours ago
Michelin star chef Paul Heathcote plans return of Preston city centre restaurant

Paul Heathcote at Deepdale Paul Heathcote, former Michelin starred chef is going to return back to Preston with a new restaurant in the city centre. He is due to open a new business venture […]

6 days ago
Preston council says new development ‘won’t overwhelm infrastructure’, despite residents’ concerns after homes flooded with sewage

Knee-high water in one cottage cellar Preston City Council says a new city centre development won’t “overwhelm local sewage infrastructure”, despite further recent flooding at nearby properties. The Council made the statement after residents in Garden […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Bus scraps exact fare policy following customer feedback

Preston Bus is making timetable changes to a number of services Pic: Ian Simpson Preston Bus has announced a range of new improvements to its service to help encourage passengers post-lockdown. Beginning Monday 26 July, Preston Bus is permanently scrapping its exact fare policy […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Discovering Preston’s former cinema sites (part three)

Over the past month, I’ve been discovering some of Preston’s former cinema sites with the aid of local historian John Cotterall’s book ‘Preston’s Palaces of Pleasure’. It has been wonderful […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Samaritans appeal for support following difficult year for fundraising

The Preston Samaritans have appealed for public support following a difficult 17 months under lockdown. The charity has been unable to complete its usual fundraising activities, impacting its ability to […]

3 weeks ago
Discovering Preston’s former cinema sites (part two)

Last month I posted the first part in my quest to locate some of Preston’s former cinema sites. At the height of the cinema boom, Preston boasted 22 cinemas, inspiring […]

4 weeks ago
Micro-festival to take place at The Belvedere in Avenham Park

The Let’s Move micro-festival in Preston is set to take place on Sunday 25 July. Based at the Belvedere in Avenham Park, the Preston Moves event is split into four […]

4 weeks ago
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