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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 […]

1 month 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 […]

3 months ago
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 […]

3 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 […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

10 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 […]

12 months ago
Extinction Rebellion march through Preston in climate change protest

Climate change activists in Fishergate Pic: Sandra Kirkman Climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion has marched through Preston. Dozens of activists massed at Preston Railway Station before making their way towards County Hall during Saturday (20 July). They […]

1 year ago
Moka Preston release statement after fire at Fishergate restaurant

Fire crews in Fishergate during Tuesday evening Pic: Mark O'Rourke A Preston city centre restaurant damaged by fire says it was a ‘freak electrical fire’. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent six crews and an aerial support ladder to Moka […]

1 year ago
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