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The lost Castle Inn, Preston’s coaching inn and meeting place

The Castle Inn, Edwin Beattie early 19th century Pic: Preston Digital Archive One of the earliest inns in Preston was the Castle Inn. It was in Cheapside, off Market Square. Built in 1623, it once stood alone. Gradually new buildings encroached and […]

1 month ago
Police launch investigation after man stabbed in Preston city centre

The section of Cheapside leading to the Flag Market will be shut off Cheapside where the ambulance service attended a stabbing Preston police have launched an investigation after a man was stabbed in the city centre. A 17-year-old man was taken to hospital […]

4 years ago
Nandos, Coral and Friargate shop have windows smashed

One of the smashed windows in Friargate Preston business owners have been left counting the damage after windows were smashed in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police have launched an appeal after the windows of Nandos and […]

6 years ago
Cheapside to be closed for six weeks as motorists to be allowed to drive across Flag Market

The section of Cheapside leading to the Flag Market will be shut off A road through Preston city centre is to be shut for more than a month. Fishergate’s new layout is being extended up parts of Church Street and also round into […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cheapside attack: Four men arrested after Preston student left unconscious

Cheapside where the incident took place Pic: Richard Swann Four men have been arrested after a student was found unconscious in Preston city centre. Preston Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident which left a man with facial […]

6 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 5)

Fishergate c.1901  This week we take the final part of our journey along the south side of Fishergate looking at the buildings, shops and alleyways going in a westerly direction. Looking at the […]

10 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 4)

 In this weeks Preston Past we continue with the changing views over 100 years along the south side of Fishergate in a westerly direction. In the above splendid image of Fishergate in 1902, we can […]

10 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 3)

 In this weeks Preston Past we take a look at the south side of Fishergate from where it meets with Church Street and continues in a westerly direction. At the junction of […]

10 years ago
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