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

Preston Bus Station ‘concrete’ hanging in the car park is actually foam

The photo above was taken as worried motorists feared the ‘concrete’ loosely hanging from the first floor of Preston Bus Station was an accident waiting to happen, putting motorists and […]

1 week ago
Sun shines over Preston shoppers as non-essential shops, pubs and more re-open

April 12 marks the next step in Boris Johnson’s plan to reopen the country. Preston was no different as non-essential retail, outdoor hospitality, hairdressers and gyms reopen across the city. […]

2 weeks ago
Longton man goes from trainee to managing director of recruitment firm in just 14 years

Richard Freye with son Arthur and Chris Musgrove with son Harry A Longton man has been appointed as Managing Director of a Preston-based recruitment firm, just 14 years after joining the company as a trainee. Chris Musgrove started at Service Care […]

2 weeks ago
Preston shops prepare to re-open on 12 April

St John's Shopping Centre Pic Tony Worrall All non-essential shops are set to re-open on Monday 12 April following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown. The restrictions placed on the country have had a devastating […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council sell off parcel of land at entrance to Preston Docks

The land is currently home to the Car Supermarket showroom Pic: Blog Preston Land in Navigation Way by the Docks in Preston has been sold off by the city council. Documents detailing the sale are being held by Preston City Council but are […]

2 weeks ago
Yet another fire in Brookfield Park is put out

Fire in Brookfield park. Pic: Seán Walker Another fire was reported during Tuesday (6 April) which adds to others over the Easter weekend. A fire engine attended the incident at 12:25pm and were there for less than […]

2 weeks ago
Upcoming afro-beats artist films music video at Preston Docks

The music video was filmed at Preston Docks Slim Deezi, an upcoming music artist who has lived in Preston all his life has recently filmed a music video featuring Preston Docks in the background. The afro-beats pop artist […]

2 weeks ago
Fire starters are ‘destroying local public areas’ – more deliberate blazes started in Brookfield

Six-wheel specialist unit responds to deliberate park fires Pic: Preston Fire Station Preston firefighters have been called out multiple times to deliberate fires this Easter Monday. The anti-social behaviour fires were started throughout Monday 5 April in the Brookfield Park area. Crews […]

3 weeks ago
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