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Preston shops prepare to re-open on 12 April

St John's Shopping Centre Pic Tony Worrall All non-essential shops are set to re-open on Monday 12 April following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown. The restrictions placed on the country have had a devastating […]

2 months ago
Parent company of Preston’s St George’s Shopping Centre goes into administration

St George's Shopping Centre in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The parent company of the St George’s Shopping Centre has fallen into administration. It is thought that this is due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on trading at […]

4 months ago
Dobbies Garden Centre near Preston expands food hall

Dobbies Garden Centres have opened a new look foodhall at their Clifton branch near Preston. This partnership with Sainsbury’s brings a range of high-quality essential food and grocery products to […]

4 months ago
Former Toys R Us store at Deepdale Shopping Park due for approval on gym conversion

The former Toys R Us in the Deepdale Shopping Park Pic: Blog Preston A planning application has been submitted to turn the former Toys R Us store, Deepdale Shopping Park into a new gym. The application proposes to change the internal layout of […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Co-Op food store opens in former Fulwood restaurant building

A new Co-op food store has opened in Fulwood on Friday, 4 December, following a £635,000 investment creating 12 jobs. The Garstang Road store runs on 100 per cent renewable […]

6 months ago
Pictures of Preston’s first weekend of mandatory masks

Person wearing a mask in Preston Pic: Garry Cook Face coverings are now mandatory for shoppers in Preston and the rest of England, after new coronavirus rules came into effect on Friday (24 July). Masks are compulsory in enclosed […]

11 months ago
Preston high street recovering post-lockdown

Queues outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre and Primark Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s high street is performing better than Manchester and Liverpool during post-lockdown recovery, according to a new report. The Centre for Cities ‘High Street Recovery Tracker’, compiled using anonymised mobile […]

11 months ago
This new store is coming to St George’s Shopping Centre

Smiggle in St George’s Centre. Credit: Tony Worrall A brand new store is set to open inside St George’s Shopping Centre in Preston later this month. Keen-eyed shoppers will have spotted […]

4 years ago
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