Preston buildings & attractions

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

Hope for ‘quick wins’ for rail network if government sticks to its word

Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Lancashire’s politicians are lining up with wishlists of the rail schemes that they would like to see funded with the cash that will be saved from the cancellation of the […]

2 months ago
Preston Wellfest returns to Flag Market ahead of World Mental Health Day

A view across the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s Flag Market is due to host a wellbeing event during Saturday. The focus will be on mental health as more than 30 organisations attend across the Preston Wellfest. The […]

2 months ago
HS2 axe could impact hoped ‘transformative’ Preston investment

An artist's impression of the Station Gateway Square Hopes for transformative investment and new jobs in Preston could be dashed in the wake of today’s expected decision to scrap the HS2 link to Manchester. That is the warning […]

2 months ago
New Preston city centre restaurant Aven retains three AA Rosettes

The restaurant, formerly known as 263, is going to keep the foodie accolade as head chef and management team explain their vision for the future of the new restaurant.

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tardy Gate play area and skate park plans consultation launched

South Ribble Borough Council is preparing to pump £500,000 into new play equipment and skate park at Tardy Gate.

2 months ago
Preston plans and schemes, more lost railways and the original M6 plans

The M6 Samlesbury junction rebuild, 1993 Pic: Preston Digital Archive Studying old plans can lead to interesting discoveries. One such discovery reveals another of Preston’s lost railways. Also, the origin of the UK’s motorways goes back further than you might […]

2 months ago
River Ribble flood alert issued covering Penwortham, Hutton, Preston Docks and Freckleton

Looking out at the Bullnose near Preston Docks Pic: Blog Preston Environment Agency North West has issued the warning around the high tide expected on the River Ribble around 1am on Sunday.

2 months ago
Preston’s week in the BBC Breakfast spotlight with Dan Snow and railway chaos

Dan Snow was on BBC Breakfast and gave insight into Preston's important role down the centuries Pic: BBC Breakfast Preston has been experiencing its place in the BBC Breakfast spotlight this week. The city first appeared after being the subject of hundreds of people becoming stuck at Preston Station […]

2 months ago
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