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Hollywood Exports in Preston city centre forced to close store

The store is hidden behind the scaffolding works Pic: Hollywood Exports - Vintage Clothing Co. Independent retailer, Hollywood Exports has closed its physical store in Preston City Centre. The vintage clothing store featuring hand-picked items from California, was a popular hotspot for students since its […]

1 year ago
Jubilee Spending Spree will give away £28,000 to lucky Preston customers

Preston City Centre businesses will say thank you to loyal local customers across the forthcoming Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend with a ‘Jubilee Spending Spree’.  Preston’s Business Improvement District (BID) will […]

2 years ago
Call for Prestonians to support local traders amid new Tier 4 restrictions

Shoppers at Preston Markets during the pandemic Pic: Tony Worrall A call has been made to support traders in Preston, as Tier 4 restrictions come into force in the city. Preston moved into Tier 4 at 00.01 this morning (Thursday […]

4 years ago
The search for the Pride of Preston has started

Preston Light Switch On The search is on for the heroes of Preston’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic to light up the city centre this Christmas. The city’s Business Improvement District (BID) has launched […]

4 years ago
Will you take the Preston Pledge?

Shoppers in masks on Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall A new initiative is asking businesses and members of the public to support the city centre, safely, by taking the Preston Pledge. Preston Business Improvement District (BID), Shop Preston and […]

4 years ago
Independent restaurant owner wants to see ‘overhaul’ of Preston awards

Criticism has been levelled at a Preston city centre awards for how it puts independent businesses alongside national chains. Owner of the Mark O’Rourke Group, who picked up Multiple Retailer […]

5 years ago
Business Hangout returns to Winckley Square

Businesses across Lancashire are invited to ‘hangout’ as part of a networking event to be held in Preston City Centre. Preston Business Improvement District are behind the event which returns to […]

9 years ago
BIBA Awards aiming to find the best in Preston business

the winners biba 2011 Businesses across Preston are set to battle it out with other firms across Lancashire in the annual BIBA awards. The Be Inspired Business Awards 2012 are organised by the North […]

12 years ago
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