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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
UCLan student trainer design dreams come true

uclan-product-design-students A pair of trainers designed by a student at UCLan will hit the high street in 2020. Read more: BAE Systems set for record-breaking apprentice intake James Grearson, a third-year […]

2 years ago
Preston has topped the list as Britain’s unhealthiest high street

Paul Melling snapped the Fishergate lights on Sunday Preston High Street has topped a recent list of Britain’s unhealthiest cities and towns, in a report conducted by the Royal Society for Public Health. The league table which was […]

6 years ago
BBC reports from Preston high street transformed by retail outlets closures

Preston high street in the news BBC Business Correspondent Emma Simpson walked down Fishergate in Preston today asking the question – what effect did big name closures have on the high […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tributes to Preston man killed by 200ft fall during Lake District walk

peter huntley A keen walker who slipped and fell over 200ft from a ledge on one of the Lake District fells has been named today. Peter Huntley, who lived in Primrose Grove, […]

10 years ago
North South divide hits shopkeepers where it hurts

empty shops Shopkeepers fear that the current dip in sales could mean the death of the high street as the north south divide grows ever bigger. Figures released by the Local Data […]

11 years ago
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