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Council bosses promise to clamp down on Friargate anti-social parking problems

Four cars illegally parked by barriers on Friargate County Council bosses have promised to step up enforcement action after parking issues on the revamped Friargate. The northern stretch of road is open after long-running works which were designed […]

1 week ago
Preston’s football fanzone to return for Euro 2024 this summer

The fan zone in 2021 Preston’s fanzone will return this summer with all of the England Euro 2024 group games shown on the big screen at the Flag Market. Preston BID, in partnership with leading […]

4 months ago
Preston’s Windrush 75 Festival to be held in Avenham Park

Preston is set to honour the Windrush Generation with a special event on the 75th anniversary of their arrival to the UK.  The Windrush 75 Festival will be held on […]

12 months ago
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
Geek Retreat Preston closes after just eight months due to ‘sustained and severe’ anti-social behaviour

The store in Friargate Pic: Geek Retreat Preston / Facebook Geek Retreat Preston has closed its doors, just eight months after opening in the city centre. The popular spot in Friargate was part of a nationwide geek culture retail chain. […]

2 years ago
Preston firms urged to give city gift card as staff gift

Customer with Preston Gift Card With less than three months until Christmas, Preston BID has revealed new research showing that gift cards are the top choice for employee rewards.  Research from Preston BID has found […]

2 years ago
We’re looking for someone to light up Preston this Christmas

Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2022 promo In partnership with the organisers of the Christmas Lights Switch On, Preston BID and Smooth Radio North West, we are seeking nominations for a Proud Prestonian to switch on the city‚Äôs Christmas lights. […]

2 years ago
Preston Christmas Lights Switch On 2022 line-up revealed

Preston Christmas Lights Switch on 2021 Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston‚Äôs Christmas lights are set to be lit on Saturday 19¬†November following the Switch On event, which gets underway from 5.30pm. The show, which takes place on the city‚Äôs Flag […]

2 years ago
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