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

The dark goings on at 3 Fox Street in Preston as it stands abandoned

Road closure in St Wilfrids Street Pic: Preston City Council The unsafe building at 3 Fox Street allegedly has a seriously spooky history – one which you wouldn’t expect. A temporary road closure is in place in Preston city centre due to […]

3 weeks ago
Mr. Cheesy serving toasties and more at Preston Docks

A brand new mobile food takeaway van is now serving breakfasts, toasties, sides and drinks from the Docks. The bright yellow Citroen HY van, called Mr. Cheesy, will be located […]

4 weeks ago
Upset parents brand revamped Haslam Park playground a ‘let down for families of Ashton’

Mud at Haslam Park playground Pic: Bev Best Upset parents have branded the refurbished playground at Haslam Park ‘shockingly bad’, ‘a disgrace’, and ‘a let down for the families of Ashton’. The comments came in response to Blog […]

4 weeks ago
Avenham Park gardeners remove broken glass bottles stuck upturned in the turf

Preston residents have been warned about broken glass bottles stuck in the grass at Avenham Park thanks to a community Facebook group. The post warned people to be cautious with […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 weeks 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. […]

4 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month ago
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