Preston City Centre

Preston City Centre

Cooking up a storm with The Cake Box

If you’re partial to a sweet treat or two then you’re in luck thanks to plans for a new cake shop in the city centre.

Crews were called out to junction 29 for the M65 at around 3.40pm on Thursday, October 18.

Trailer fire causes motorway closure

A motorway was closed after a trailer caught fire near on the M6, say fire services.

Campaigners gathered to raise awareness about the ongoing problem of human trafficking.

Silence is golden for activists

Dozens of people took to the streets of Preston to raise awareness of human trafficking.

Preston City Centre
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visiting a Lancashire foodbank

Support for plans to tackle holiday hunger

Preston councillors have backed plans to support disadvantaged children who go hungry during school holidays.

Road closure on Watling Street Road from Albert Road to Sharoe Green Lane.

Road closures after building collapses

One main road and two sides roads in Preston are off limits following the collapse of building renovation work.

Brett Lund and Malcolm Peacock

Book share scheme a global plan

A pair of Preston pals who share a love of literature have established an innovative method of coping with the ongoing threat of library closures.

Shipping containers will act as office pods for upcoming entrepreneurs.

Boost for budding city entrepreneurs

A raft of new office space in the shape of shipping containers are set for Preston city centre after council bosses gave plans the go-head this week.
Body of Light is being presented by Darren Pritchard Dance, in Lancaster

Things to do this weekend (October 21 and 22)

The events just keep coming. Why not pick one or two of these to try this weekend?

Whats on
Lune Street will become two-way

Work starts to free up city bottleneck

Work has begun on uncorking a notorious bottleneck in Preston city centre.

YolanDa Brown hits Preston Charter Theatre on October 21

Jazz sax queen YolanDa coming to Preston

One of the UK’s best saxophonists, YolanDa Brown, is set to appear at Preston’s Charter Theatre on October  21 as part of her new album tour.

Whats on
Tiny the dog was rescued from Haslam Park

High praise for rescue team after Tiny became trapped down a rabbit hole in Haslam Park

The owners of a dog that sparked a rescue operation after becoming trapped underground in a Preston park have praised firefighters for their swift action.
Preston Police would like to speak to this man

Police appeal after 'university incidents'

Police in Preston have asked for public help to identify a man captured on CCTV.

Preston Town Hall

Help for holiday hunger

A city councillor is highlighting the plight of disadvantaged children who face going hungry over holiday periods due to the absence of school meals.


Aladdin panto promises magical experience

Panto season is once again on the horizon in Preston and this year’s magical production will take the audience’s breath away, its writer has said.

Book club

Have a go at... Attending a book club

Group meetings to discuss books and share your thoughts about literary works.

Dave Hemsley is taking part in White Collar Wrestling in Preston for charity

White Collar Wrestling charity match in Preston

Wrestling enthusiasts are limbering up to take on the pros to raise money for a variety of charities.
S2S Fest is being held at Preston Guild Hall on October 28

S2S Fest takes you on a Journey Through Dance Music

Some of the biggest names in dance music will be stopping off in Preston for the S2S Festival on Saturday, October 28.

Whats on
Ben Ashworth at a previous Cheeky Santa Dash

Ben Ashworth's Cheeky Santa Dash in Preston is back

Preston’s cheekiest fun run is back - and is set to be even bigger than ever to honour its founder - brave cancer campaigner Ben Ashworth.

Jazz men Pinto Beans will be in action at The Ale Emporium in Preston on Sunday

Things to do this weekend (October 13 to 16)

The weather is forecast to be pleasant this weekend, so why not head out to try one of these events?

Whats on
The New Meadow Street Labour Club held a day of entertainment to raise funds for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation....The organising committee with Junior Miss Preston Jessica Jackson.

Great club effort for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Members at New Meadow Street Labour Club in Preston have raised more than £2,500 for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation 20th Anniversary Appeal.

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