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The day Preston returned to shopping in the city centre

Queues outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre and Primark Pic: Paul Melling Prestonians returned to Preston city centre in their droves for a socially distanced shop. Monday 15 June saw non-essential shops able to open for the first time in nearly three […]

1 year ago
Road closures and more to boost Preston city centre as shops prepare to reopen

An empty Fishergate in Preston during the coronavirus pandemic Pic: Tony Worrall Temporary road closures and changes to the layout of Preston’s city centre are to begin from Sunday (June 14) afternoon. Reducing traffic in Fishergate, shutting off side streets from cars […]

1 year ago
Tens of thousands of face coverings to be given out for free in Preston city centre

A woman in Preston wears a face mask Pic: Joseph Gudgeon Tens of thousands of free face coverings are to be handed out to Preston shoppers from Monday (15 June). As non-essential shops prepare to reopen the organisation responsible for promoting […]

1 year ago
Already delayed Prestfest now set to take place in summer 2021

A major nightlife event in the city that was put back to September due to the coronavirus pandemic has now been moved to 2021. Prestfest was due to take place […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pictures as Prestfest sees Flag Market rave to top DJs

Thousands of dance music fans enjoyed a rave in Preston city centre in sweltering temperatures. Prestfest took over the Flag Market once more with the likes of Judge Jules and […]

2 years ago
Preston Makers Market will be returning to the Flag Market

A Makers Market will be returning to the city on the second Saturday June. The city’s Makers Market will be on the Flag Market again after organisers Preston Business Improvement […]

2 years ago
Preston Makers Market vows to return to the city but confusion of when and where

Checking out the stalls on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall Organisers of the new Makers Market for the city have said they cannot confirm exactly when they will return to Preston. Stalls thronged the Flag Market during Saturday 11 May […]

2 years ago
Spot yourself at the 2019 Preston Smiles Better Awards

Enjoying a night out at the Smiles Better Awards City centre businesses came together to celebrate outstanding achievement in retail and leisure during Tuesday evening. Held at Evoque nightclub the annual Smiles Better Awards saw special recognition awards for […]

2 years ago
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