Preston buildings & attractions

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

Preston for Palestine solidarity march sees 3,000 people take to city streets

Crowds on the Flag Market for the solidarity march Pic: Michael Lavalette There were demands for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza as the rally made its way around the city centre route starting and ending on the Flag Market.

1 month ago
Maintaining peace in community ‘best response’ Preston can mount to Middle East conflict

The service at Preston Guild Hall on Tuesday Maintaining peace and personable relations between its diverse communities is the best response Preston can mount to the conflict that continues to rage in the Middle East. That was the […]

1 month ago
We’re looking for our 2023 Switch On Star to light up Preston this Christmas

Are you our Switch On star In partnership with the organisers of the Christmas Lights Switch On, Preston BID, we are seeking nominations for a Proud Prestonian to switch on the city’s 2023 Christmas lights. The free Switch On […]

1 month ago
‘Preston for Palestine’ solidarity march to begin at Flag Market

The Flag Market in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall The rally on Sunday will begin on the Flag Market and then proceed around the city centre taking in Friargate and Fishergate before returning to the Flag Market.

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Popular Preston city centre mural confirmed to be staying

Shawn Sharpe's mural Mother takes pride of place on Church Street. Pic Lisa Brown A huge – and hugely popular – new mural in Preston city centre will remain in place after town hall officials concluded that it did not harm the listed building […]

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Death, disease and murder in Victorian Preston

A damaged locomotive Pic: Wikimedia There were many ways to die in Victorian Preston; everything from exploding locomotives to cholera and murder were reported in the local press. Knowledge of disease was limited until the […]

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Wrong Preston road sign in place for years on Strand Road

The Strand Road sign that should read West Strand Pic: Blog Preston The road sign has been wrong for many years until a Blog Preston reader got in touch to point out the mistake.

1 month ago
Confidence HS2 cancellation won’t impact ambitious Preston investment plans

Preston Station Quarter Aeriel Shot There is no reason for a major redevelopment of the area around Preston station to be derailed by the cancellation of the northern leg of the HS2 link, according to […]

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