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Shoppers help police sniff out a huge cannabis farm in Preston city centre

Cannabis farm located on Church Street. Pic: Preston police Preston Neighbourhood Task Force have located a cannabis farm consisting of 600 mature adult plants. The cannabis farm was found on Church Street in the city centre. Concerns were raised […]

5 months ago
New Church Street restaurant bringing ‘Food Lab’ concept to Preston

In November 2018, 120 Church Street was set to be converted into a new restaurant with flats above. Now, new restaurant Food Lab is set to open to the public for sit […]

5 months ago
New apartment block tower set to join Preston’s skyline

An artist's impression of how the new tower block would look in the city centre Pic: 1618 Architects A new 20-storey block of flats could soon join the Preston skyline. Eastern Estates applied for permission to demolish former warehouses in Church Row in Preston city centre. The buildings, […]

1 year ago
Council ‘considering options’ to prevent repeat of Church Street bus incident

Church Street street furniture Lancashire County Council say they are considering their options after a bus became stranded on a Church Street traffic island last month. On 18 January we reported how a Stagecoach […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement How the Stoneygate Masterplan took shape and what its author thinks

Looking down into Church Street Pic: Tony Worrall Church Street has been a blight on Preston city centre for decades. On the eve of a major announcement by Preston City Council on how it proposes to tackle the […]

2 years ago
Church Street lane closure likely to continue throughout this week

View of Church Street The lane closure in Church Street due to an unsafe building looks set to continue throughout this week. Preston City Council took emergency action on Friday 14 June. Conditions of […]

2 years ago
Part of Church Street shut due to ‘unsafe building’

The city council says temporary lights are in place from Manchester Road to the Minster Pic: Google A Preston city centre road has been closed to an unsafe building. Preston City Council say they have been forced to close a section of Church Street. Temporary traffic lights […]

2 years ago
The Bear’s Paw in Church Street is back open after damage

The Bear's Paw in Church Street Pic: Blog Preston The Bear’s Paw in Church Street is back open for business. Earlier this week owners Amber Taverns were forced to call time after a neighbouring building was condemned by Preston […]

2 years ago
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