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Children march through Preston city centre in call for end to Gaza conflict

The march makes its way along Fishergate on Friday Pic: Preston For Palestine More than one thousand children marched through Preston city centre to call for an end to conflict in Gaza. The march – on Friday 24 May evening – saw an […]

2 days ago
Review: The Fishergate Chinese that’s alreet cha

Newly opened Chun Cha is a small Chinese restaurant and takeaway on Fishergate, opposite the old Debenhams. Working in the city centre, I’ve walked past and checked out the menu […]

1 week ago
Marks and Spencers building in Fishergate getting a facelift

The hoardings and cover up at Marks and Spencers in Fishergate Pic: Blog Preston The outside of one of Preston city centre’s most prominent shops is getting a facelift. Marks and Spencers have scaffolding and hoardings up as they undertake work on their flagship […]

1 month ago
YouTubers explore derelict section of Lancaster Canal tracing Preston route

Elliott and Sue. Pic: Explore the UK A YouTube travel duo have made a video exploring a derelict section of the Lancaster Canal which runs under Preston city centre. ‘Explore the UK’ posted the video last month […]

3 months ago
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Jewellery shop in Preston donates thousands to Rosemere Cancer Charity

Fundraising manager Sue (centre) receives the Whittles donation from store manager Rose Wilson (left) and assistant manager Sarah Broadbent. Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation A jewellers in Preston has donated over £3,000 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Whittles, on Fishergate, decided to donate to the charity after Sarah Broadbent, the assistant store manager had treatment […]

3 months ago
Snail farm claims over former BHS store in Preston city centre

The former BHS store in Fishergate remains boarded up since closing in 2016 Pic: Blog Preston A former British Homes Stores (BHS) building standing empty in Preston city centre has sparked a council investigation into claims it’s being used as a snail farm. The Local Democracy […]

3 months ago
Police launch investigation after homeless man assaulted in Fishergate

Fishergate in Preston city centre Pic: Blog Preston Preston police have launched an investigated after a homeless man was assaulted in Fishergate. A homeless man, aged in his 50s, was assaulted in Fishergate on 9th December, 2023 and […]

4 months ago
Former Wrapchic in Preston city centre set to become Greek takeaway and restaurant

The former Preston city centre Wrapchic premises is set to reopen as a new Greek restaurant and takeway. News signs outside the building, which is situated on Fishergate, show that […]

4 months ago
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