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Former Church Street shop to be sold off by Preston City Council

Former Bargain's Galore store on Church Street A council owned building in Church Street is due to be sold off – but no longer by auction. What used to be Bargain’s Galore is to be put on […]

6 years ago
How can Preston’s historic buildings be put to best use?

Ann Vanner infront of a map of Church Street they hope will spark debate What needs to be done to kick start Church Street back into life? And how much does it cost to restore a building like the Old Post Office to its […]

6 years ago
Human remains excavated on Church Street suspected to be over 100 years old

The remains of a body suspected to be over 100 years old have been excavated on Church Street in Preston city centre. Workers on the road, where the taxi rank […]

6 years ago
Part of Church Street to get the Fishergate layout as roadworks resume

Expect more of this kind of scene during the coming months at the top end of Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall Part of Church Street is to see the new look applied to Fishergate extended, but only as far as the Minster. Lancashire County Council has announced it will resume work […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Has the pride been lost in one of Preston’s iconic streets?

Some of the scenes on Church Street As the day began I had no idea what I was doing or why I was going to do it. But I thought I’d share my experiences with you as […]

6 years ago
Disability Equality broken into on Church Street during Christmas holidays

Damage caused to a window at the Church Street premises A charity helping the disabled live independently in Preston has been broken into. Disability Equality in Church Street arrived back to get started in January to find smashed glass littering […]

6 years ago
The story of a remarkable milliner who ran a business in Church Street for almost 50 years

Having served her time as a hat maker in a Fishergate shop, Edna Alice Deakin opened her own millinery business in 1938 at 47a Church Street in Preston, between Derby […]

6 years ago
Battle of Preston reenactment event The Last Battle to continue despite Paris attacks

An arts group and Preston City Council have defended their decision to continue with a street theatre performance of the Battle of Preston anniversary. The Last Battle, a light, sound […]

6 years ago
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