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
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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