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Assault at Preston chicken takeaway in early hours of the morning

Chick-Fill-A in Preston A person was assaulted in a Preston city centre chicken shop in the lead up to Christmas. Officers from Lancashire Constabulary were called to reports of an assault within Chick-Fill-A […]

1 month ago
Church Street row of buildings eyed up for demolition to unlock huge new apartments scheme

Three run-down buildings in Preston city centre could be demolished to make way for a major regeneration scheme in Church Street. Documents have been released include the demolition of existing […]

2 months ago
Preston in the Middle Ages, priests, lepers and friars

The old St John’s Church; this was the previous building before rebuilding in the 1850s Pic: Preston Digital Archive 900 years ago, religion dominated the lives of medieval Prestonians. Much land in the area was owned by the parish church and the church had almost three times the wealth […]

4 months ago
Review: The restaurant that’s a fan-Thai-stic addition to Preston city centre

Khao Thai curries This week I took my 77-year-old mother Yvonne with me to Khao Thai Eatery, a new licenced restaurant situated towards the ring-road end of Church Street in Preston city centre. […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police want to trace man after teenager kidnapped in Preston city centre

Police want to speak to this man as part of their investigation Pic: Preston Police A picture of a man has been released in connection with a kidnapping in Preston city centre. Preston Police say a teenage boy was kidnapped in Church Street and forced […]

5 months ago
‘It wasn’t just an opportunity to slap a mural up for the sake of it’ artist defends Church Street mural

Local photographer Scrappy NW photographed the mural by drone. Pic Scrappy NW The artist behind the striking Church Street mural on the side of Hogarths has said he was ‘putting some pride back into our city’. Planning permission was not sought for […]

5 months ago
Uncertain future for Preston’s Church Street mural

Shawn Sharpe's mural Mother takes pride of place on Church Street. Pic Lisa Brown A huge mural that has worked its way into Prestonians’ hearts in just the few weeks since its appearance in the city centre did not have planning permission when it […]

5 months ago
Preston pair hunted by police after Church Street kidnap

Cameron Farley and Cameron Parkinson Pic: Preston Police Two men are wanted by police in connection with a kidnapping in Preston city centre. Cameron Farley and Cameron Parkinson have had their pictures and detailed release by Preston Police. […]

6 months ago
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