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Tokyo Jo’s fire: No one charged and a strip of land left barren in heart of the city

Smoke billowing out from former nightclub fire Pic: Daniella Areas Mendes-da-Cruz Two years ago the centre of Preston was put into lockdown as one of the most severe fires in living memory ripped through the city. Legendary nightclub Tokyo Jo’s, or […]

2 months ago
UK’s biggest outdoor photo festival creates Preston’s ‘Temple of Photography’

Visitors at the Lancashire Photography Festival Hit Singles display Pic: Garry Cook The UK’s biggest outdoor photography festival launches in Preston this June displaying major projects from several internationally-acclaimed photographers. The first phase of the Lancashire Photography Festival installation is almost complete, […]

1 year ago
Flyover footage shows wreckage of former Preston nightclub destroyed by fire

Still from drone footage over site of former Preston nightclub fire Pic: @scrappynw Drone footage taken above a former nightclub in Preston City Centre shows the wreckage caused by last Thursday’s fire. Posted to Instagram by urban explorer @scrappynw, the video slowly moves […]

2 years ago
Preston illustrator’s Tokyo Jo’s print raising funds for children’s charity

Tokyo Jo's print by David Robinson A Preston illustrator is selling prints of the former Preston Nightclub destroyed by a fire last week with proceeds going towards charity. David Robinson is selling a limited edition of […]

2 years ago
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Third boy arrested as investigation into former Preston nightclub fire continues

Onlookers watch the fire on Thursday evening from Boltons Court Pic: Shane King Detectives investigating a fire at a former Preston nightclub have made a third arrest. A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Sunday (22 May). He has been released on police bail, […]

2 years ago
Second 14-year-old boy arrested in investigation into fire at former Preston nightclub

Flames and smoke were visible from around the city Pic: Thomas Standage A second 14-year-old boy has been arrested as part of an investigation into the fire that destroyed a former Preston nightclub. The fire broke out on Thursday evening (19 May) […]

2 years ago
Council issues statement following ‘devastating’ fires in Preston city centre

Smoke rising from behind Hopwood's Tap House Pic: @studs_up / Twitter Preston City Council has released a statement following the recent fires in the city centre. Several council services are affected in the aftermath of the most recent fire, which has […]

2 years ago
14-year-old boy arrested in connection with fire that destroyed former Preston city centre nightclub

Demolition crew moving in after fire at former nightclub Pic: Shane King A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with an investigation into the blaze that destroyed a former Preston nightclub. On Thursday evening (19 May) a fire broke out in […]

2 years ago
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