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Preston city centre businesses to vote on whether Business Improvement District remains

BID Preston is responsible for organising events like the Christmas Lights and PrestFest Pics: Billy Matthews and Gill Lawson A third term for an organisation that promotes Preston’s city centre and its businesses is due to be backed by Preston City Council. What’s known as the Preston Business Improvement […]

3 years ago
Fishergate new rule means drivers can’t turn right out of Butler Street

Traffic jam in Fishergate in Preston city centre: Pic: Tony Worrall Drivers face being prosecuted if they turn right from Butler Street into Fishergate. The new rule is part of a range of measures put in by Lancashire County Council in […]

3 years ago
Preston Smiles Better Awards: Thousands have cast their vote

The Awards celebrate the city centre and its businesses Pics: Billy Matthews and Gill Lawson Bartenders and shopkeepers across Preston are waiting to find out whether they’re the most popular in the city after a public vote. More than 100,000 votes have been cast in […]

3 years ago
Smiles Better Awards: Which is your favourite Preston city centre business?

DJ Ben Fuller from the Warehouse wins Entertainer of the year Prestonians are being asked to vote for their ‘high street heroes’ as an annual awards returns. Nearly 100,000 votes were cast in last year’s It Smiles Better awards – celebrating […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Date for Lancashire Market to return to Friargate in summer 2016

Fresh food and tasty treats return to Preston for the summer Lancashire Market. The date has been confirmed for when the stalls line Friargate. Thousands of people are expected to […]

3 years ago
In pictures: Lancashire Market at Easter 2016 with pies, birds of prey and sweet treats

Some of the food on offer at the Lancashire Market There were plenty of treats for food fans and kids alike in Friargate for the bustling Lancashire Market. Stalls lined either side of the road and among the food on […]

3 years ago
Lancashire Market has plenty of foodie treats on grey Saturday in Preston

In the midst of the market in Friargate Pic: Paul Melling The Lancashire Market made its return to Friargate with Prestonians eager to stock up on Easter provisions. Food stalls were popular as always with Easter-themed cakes, pies and cheeses available […]

3 years ago
Money seized from criminals to upgrade Preston’s CCTV network

CCTV cameras get an upgrade thanks to the Proceeds of Crime Act More money is due to be ploughed into upgrading Preston’s city centre CCTV network. An additional £57,000 recovered from criminals is to be spent on the ‘complete upgrade’ of the […]

3 years ago
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