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

Preston Bus Station: Arts group Gate 81 to speak on how building was listed

Gate 81's art installation at the Bus Station One of the groups involved in the campaign to save Preston’s Bus Station will speak at an event in Manchester. Gate 81 is an arts project which supported the listing […]

7 years ago
Preston Bus Station: County council announcement due in September

Inside Preston Bus Station Pic: Shabbagaz What the future holds for restoration of Preston Bus Station has moved a step closer. Lancashire’s Labour group, currently in power at County Hall, have hinted an announcement is to […]

7 years ago
Preston Digital Archive reaches an astounding 20 million views

Flickr hosted¬†Preston Digital Archive has now reached a staggering landmark of twenty million¬†viewings by¬†people¬†from Preston and the world over. Whether the people consulting the archive are Preston residents, ex-pats or […]

7 years ago
‘King’s Shilling’ re-enactment on Preston Railway Station

On Monday 4 August at 11am a reconstruction of the ‘Giving of the King’s Shilling’¬†¬†took place using two platforms. ¬†The ‘King’s Shilling’ is an old armed forces tradition dating back […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Bus Station: Ranked as one of 100 top buildings in the UK

A rainbow over Preston Bus Station Preston Bus Station has featured in a top 100 buildings in the UK list. The 20th Century Society, who were among the organisations campaigning for the building to be listed, […]

7 years ago
Community garden proposal for Ashton Park bowling green

Ashton Park could see a colourful community garden planted up A bowling green at a Preston park could be turned into a community garden. Proposals are being drawn up for one of Ashton Parks greens to be dug up and […]

7 years ago
Picture shows moment bus crashed into Preston Bus Station

Stand 65 had the single decker bus drive into it A dramatic picture shows the moment a bus ploughed into Preston Bus Station. A man was left with minor injuries following the smash. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service attended the […]

7 years ago
Ashton Park added to Preston’s award-winning green flag parks

the oldest tree in the field Six Preston parks and green spaces have been recognised as some of the best in the UK. Keep Britain Tidy unveiled the list and the city has a number of […]

7 years ago
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