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Burglary attempt at Fishergate shop foiled by passer-by

Mountain Warehouse in Fishergate Pic: Google Police are appealing for information about a burglary in Preston during Tuesday (14 October) evening. In a tongue in cheek post to Facebook, Preston Police said they are urging the […]

1 week ago
Hilarious reactions as Bushman prankster terrifies passers-by in Preston city centre

Bushman strikes Pic: Donna Clifford A person dressed as a bush has been giving Preston shoppers a fright. The camouflaged ‘Bushman’ prankster has been spotted in the city centre on more than one occasion over […]

4 weeks ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 15 to 21

Image from Beyond Politics' video of Susan's protest A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Preston and South Ribble saw a number of new coronavirus cases reported over the last week, and students celebrated […]

2 months ago
The day Preston returned to shopping in the city centre

Queues outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre and Primark Pic: Paul Melling Prestonians returned to Preston city centre in their droves for a socially distanced shop. Monday 15 June saw non-essential shops able to open for the first time in nearly three […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Road closures and more to boost Preston city centre as shops prepare to reopen

An empty Fishergate in Preston during the coronavirus pandemic Pic: Tony Worrall Temporary road closures and changes to the layout of Preston’s city centre are to begin from Sunday (June 14) afternoon. Reducing traffic in Fishergate, shutting off side streets from cars […]

4 months ago
Police arrest man in connection with spate of Preston city centre burglaries

Fishergate in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Police say they have made an arrest in connection with a number of burglaries in Preston city centre. A man was arrested after an alarm was triggered at a shop […]

5 months ago
Woman seriously injured after being hit by a bus in Preston

A 32-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a double decker bus in Preston last night. Police were called to reports of a collision between a […]

11 months ago
Busker had her money stolen in street robbery near Marks and Spencer

A street performer had her hat full of money stolen during a robbery near Marks and Spencer in Fishergate on Sunday. Police believe a number of people witnessed the incident […]

1 year ago
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