Preston City Centre

Preston City Centre

Have a go at.... Amateur dramatics

Theatre performed by amateur actors and singers. Amateur theatre groups may stage plays, revues, musicals, light opera, pantomime or variety shows.
Carr Jewellers, Garstang

Lancashire recommends.... independent jewellers

Readers have voted. Here are the top jewellers in the region.

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Chris Hayward, Jim Carter, Caroline Baker and Neil Thornton at the launch of Preston's City Living Prospectus at the Harris Museum

Launch of City Living scheme gets underway

“The time is right to invest in Preston”.

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The districts Preston city centre is to be divided into, to attract City Living investment

Vision for Preston’s own Northern Quarter

A vision to create a Northern Quarter-style living boom in Preston city centre is being launched today.

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The last picture of missing man Tommy Billington

What happened to old Tommy?

The family of missing down-and-out Tommy Billington have made a final plea for help to solve the riddle of his disappearance.

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Church jewellers has opened in Winckley Street, Preston.

‘Preston is on the up’ claims jeweller as he opens new city centre store

A jeweller says he moved his business into Preston because “the city is on the up”.

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Police appeal to identify this woman

Do you know this woman?

Police have issued a CCTV image of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with an assult in a city centre bar.


Where are the best independent jewellers in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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The re-opening of Winckley Square Gardens after redevelopment

Final touches to historic Winckley Square

Gardening experts have returned to Preston’s Winckley Square to carry out some minor works.

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Brazilian jui-jitsu fighter Stuart Cooper from Penwortham, Preston.

Winner takes all fighting tournament comes to Preston

A winner-takes-all tournament is set to entertain fighting fans this weekend in Preston.

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Action Records owner Gordon Gibson looking forward to Record Store Day at his shop on Church Street, Preston

City’s Action Records in tune for Record Store Day

If you see a queue stretching up Preston’s Church Street this Saturday it will mean one thing is Record Store Day.

Lizzy to crown a new Miss Preston

Lizzy to crown a new Miss Preston

The new Miss Preston is set to be crowned tomorrow with 28 young women vying for the crown.

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Filling Factory No 1

Lancashire recommends... Gin bars

What better way than to enjoy a G&T this Easter weekend? Readers have voted. Here are the results.

Staff at Holiday Inn, Preston, are taking part in Walk in the Dark

Holiday Inn staff join Rosemere's Walk in the Dark

Staff at Preston’s Holiday Inn Hotel have made a special reservation for Rosemere Cancer Foundation by transforming the building’s exterior wall into a billboard to highlight the charity’s upcoming Walk in the Dark fund-raiser.
Mario’s super power bill is a real shocker

Mario’s super power bill is a real shocker

Pensioner Mario Pinto has been stunned by an electricity bill for more than £2,000, even though he lives alone in a small terraced house with few appliances.

Police want to speak to this couple after an assault in Preston city centre.

Man punched and kicked in the head after confronting couple he thought were mistreating dog

A man was punched and kicked in the face after confronting a couple he believed were mistreating a dog.
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Gin bar

Where are the best gin bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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Tower of London, BlackadderUKTV

Meet the real Mrs Miggins - she lives in Preston and she loves pies

She’s one of the best known characters from hit TV show Blackadder - but it turns out that the real Mrs Miggins lives in Preston.

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New hot dog and doughnut restaurant Dogs 'N' Doughnuts will open in Preston Guild Hall.

Gourmet hotdog and doughnut restaurant announces where it will open in Preston

A new gourmet hot dog and doughnut restaurant has announced where it will open up in Preston city centre.

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Which pubs and restaurants cook the best the steak?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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