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Preston City Council reports ‘potentially damaging’ Sun Hotel fake news post

The Sun Hotel in Friargate has a score of one-star at present Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council yesterday reported a Facebook post claiming that The Sun Hotel had closed due to a ‘Loravirus’ outbreak. The post, made by the page Social Distancing Enforcement England, […]

2 weeks ago
Arrests made after break-in at Preston city centre discount store

Two people have been arrested after a discount beauty shop was burgled in Preston city centre last night (Sunday 5 September). Preston Neighbourhood Task Force took to social media to […]

3 weeks ago
Delays likely as major Friargate and Ringway roadworks to begin

Residents across Preston and Lancashire are being asked to allow extra time for their journeys in the Friargate and Ringway areas as Lancashire County Council carry out work to help […]

2 months ago
New Longton micro brewery crowdfunding to open Friargate tap room

A brewery currently homed at a garage in New Longton has big plans to bring Preston City Centre it’s first Brewery Tap. A fundraiser has been created by Chain House […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Sun shines over Preston shoppers as non-essential shops, pubs and more re-open

April 12 marks the next step in Boris Johnson’s plan to reopen the country. Preston was no different as non-essential retail, outdoor hospitality, hairdressers and gyms reopen across the city. […]

6 months ago
Watch how Friargate and Ringway in Preston city centre to look after £14.7m revamp

Aerial view of the new Ringway and Friargate junction Pic: Lancashire County Council Prestonians and visitors are being invited to give their views on designs for a new scheme which will reconnect Preston city centre to create a better leisure and shopping experience […]

6 months ago
There are empty shops across Preston’s high streets and side streets but city can bounceback as lockdown eases

Empty stores on Preston high street. Pic: Lee Sutton Due to current coronavirus restrictions many high street shops have been left empty. Current lockdown restrictions mean that only essential shops can be open. This loss of trading has meant […]

7 months ago
Major changes planned to Ringway and Friargate in Preston city centre

More details about a scheme to improve pedestrian and cycle access and public transport journey times in and out of Preston city centre have been revealed. In March, Lancashire County […]

10 months ago
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