Preston buildings & attractions

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

Preston Bus Station: Call for £23 million plan to be re-examined is dismissed

A rainbow over Preston Bus Station Preston Bus Station’s £23 million future remains on track, as county councillors voted not to force the proposals to be re-examined. Claims the finances didn’t stack up and the proposed […]

7 years ago
Jubilee Park volunteers win funding for community event

Jubilee Park in Lea Volunteers who want to see a park in Lea improved are holding a fundraising event. Jubilee Action Group have been given £200 by Preston North West county councillor Bill Winlow. […]

7 years ago
Six things Prestonians said on Preston Bus Station £23 million plan delays

The bus station operations will move to the other side of the building Pic: Tony Worrall The calling-in of the Preston Bus Station plan for additional scrutiny has drawn a mixed reaction from Prestonians. Conservative councillors have called for the £23 million to be re-examined saying […]

7 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Brake applied to £23 million plan as Conservatives make call-in request

Rusted curves on the Bus Station car park Proposals for Preston Bus Station to be refurbished and part of it redeveloped as a Youth Zone have hit a speed hump. Lancashire County Council’s £23 million redevelopment of the […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribbleton residents asked for their views on Waverley Park revamp

Part of the current playground in Waverley Park A park in Ribbleton is due to have a facelift. Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews are running a questionnaire for local residents to give their views on what should […]

7 years ago
In pictures: Funky fungi spring up across Preston

The warm and wet October has helped fuel the perfect growing conditions for some very funky mushrooms. Fungi of all shapes and sizes has been popping up across Preston’s parks, […]

7 years ago
Preston Pals memorial service held at the Railway Station

At 11.00am on Wednesday 5th November 2014 a formal remembrance service was held at the Preston Pals Memorial situated on Preston’s Railway Station. The service was attended by the Mayor […]

7 years ago
Watch: Replay back #AskRankin our debate with Preston City Council leader Peter Rankin

Watch as we quiz Preston City Council leader Peter Rankin on all things Preston. In an hour-long debate we put questions to councillor Rankin on the Bus Station, Markets and […]

7 years ago
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