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Fire service will be on scene of Church Street fire ‘until at least Monday’ due to unsafe structure

Smoke billowing out from former nightclub fire Pic: Daniella Areas Mendes-da-Cruz Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service has said it expects to be at the scene of the Church Street fire until at least Monday morning. On a video shared to Twitter […]

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People asked to avoid Preston city centre as firefighting continues at former nightclub

A drone image shows the fire raging in the bottom floor of the former nightclub Pic: @lfrsdrone / Twitter Firefighting is continuing at a huge building fire in Church Street in Preston city centre. The building – a former nightclub which has housed the likes of Evoque, Lava and […]

2 years ago
Man in 60s taken to hospital after reports of Church Street assault

Police were called on Saturday (April 16) to a report of an assault in Church Street, Preston city centre. A man aged in his 60s had suffered a head injury […]

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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week March 19 to 25

Looking down Fishergate on a sunny Preston day Pic: Tony Worrall This week, development and infrastructure progress in Preston switched up a gear after Lancashire County Council released a video of the now complete Penwortham Brow section of the Preston cycle […]

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Preston city centre to display Jubilee-themed illuminations this weekend

An array of Jubilee-themed lights and decorations will this weekend illuminate Preston city centre until the end of June. From 25 March, residents will enjoy red, blue and white lighting […]

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Preston City Council to build affordable housing in city centre

The entrance to Grimshaw Street from Church Street Pic: Google An officer working group at Preston Council is in the initial stages of a proposal to deliver affordable housing to the city centre. The group has started plans for a […]

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Plans to transform former pub The Lamb in Preston City Centre

The old Lamb pub in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall There are plans for former pub The Lamb to be transformed into affordable living spaces, an art gallery, music venue and co-working space. A planning application was registered on 10 […]

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Charles Dickens descendant to perform in Preston

Gerald Dickens pic: @dickensshows A performing arts theatre in Preston is going to host a charity event, which will see the great, great grandson of Charles Dickens performing his one man show. On Sunday […]

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