Preston City Centre

Preston City Centre

New restaurant set to open its doors in Preston

A new restaurant is to open its doors in Preston after a £100,000 investment.

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Last years Caribbean Carnival on Prestons Flag Market, after the procession from Moor Park was cancelled

Preston’s Caribbean Carnival back on the road

Preston’s Caribbean Carnival is to go back on the road this year, with a parade through the city’s streets.

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How Preston's Harris could look. Copyright Purcell Architects

Preston’s Harris in danger of ‘mutilation’ says society

Preston’s Harris Museum is in danger of “mutilation” as a result of its major renovation proposals, campaigners have warned.

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Preston Town Hall

£65,000 to replace Preston Town Hall fire alarms

Preston Council is to replace the Town Hall’s fire alarm system - at a cost of almost £65,000.

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Fishergate's bus lane signs

Driver challenges city bus lane fine

A driver caught on camera in Preston’s controversial Fishergate bus lane is challenging his £60 penalty in what he hopes will be a landmark case.

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Martin Creed Work No. 203 EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT 1999 White neon 1.6 x 42.6 ft / 0.5 x 13 m Installation at The Portico, Linscott Road, London, UK, 1999 Commissioned by Ingrid Swenson Photo: Hugo Glendinning

Bright days ahead for Preston’s Harris

The last 12 months may have been tough, but everything will be fine.

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Coun Jennifer Mein

Minister visits Lancashire to investigate library closures

A top level meeting between a Government minister and the leader of Lancashire County Council may provide some help for the county library service.

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Preston BID Purple Party on the Flag Market, Preston, held last year to celebrate the previous Purple Flag announcement

Joy as Preston retains Purple Flag for fifth year

Preston city centre has retained the prestigious Purple Flag status for its evening and night-time economy.

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A barbering duo is bringing old school gentlemens grooming to the city. 
Inspired by the booming business of five-star male grooming in London, Dan Kean and Rob Robinson are replicating just that in the new Northern Barber Company on Glovers Court in Preston.

Meet the barbers bringing ‘old school gentleman’s grooming’ to Preston

A BARBERING duo are bringing old school gentlemen’s grooming to Preston.

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Photo Neil Cross
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Jack and the Beanstalk, Preston Guild Hall
Andrew, Sarah, Joseph and Jessica Ferris

Pantomime proves a massive hit for theatre-goers as season closes

Not wanting the holiday season to be over families made the most of their last chance to capture a little Panto magic.

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Lambert Brothers printing press, the former printworks on Glovers Court in Preston

Transformation of historic Preston printworks into offices

An historic Preston printworks has been converted into offices following a major lottery grant.

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Amounderness House on Lancaster Road and Earl Street in Preston, taken in 2014

Grade II-listed former courthouse in Preston to be put up for sale

A listed building in the centre of Preston is to be put on the market.

The Job Centre in Preston was evacuated on Wednesday afternoon. 
Picture by Matthew Laraway

Preston Job Centre evacuated after rucksack left behind

Police were called to the Job Centre in Preston on Wednesday, after bags were left behind in the building.

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Moor Lane and Ashmore Street in Preston. Picture: Google.
Student accommodation has been proposed for the site bounded by Moor Lane at the east, Ashmoor Street at the north, Sizer Street at the west and
Victoria Street at the south.

More student apartments in Preston set for green light

More student accommodation looks set to be built as the transformation of Preston’s university quarter continues.

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Tithebarn Street, Preston. Picture: Google

A second bus lane project halted

City centre drivers in Preston were today given double cause for celebration after a second controversial bus lane project was halted.

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The controversial no-right turn at Butler Street

All change again, as Preston says bye bye to bus lanes

Fishergate's controversial bus lanes are being withdrawn in the next two weeks after creating uproar amongst motorists.

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Tithebarn Street, Preston. Picture: Google

New bus lane plans for Preston city centre

Motorists are set to be banned from more of Preston city centre, under new measures planned by Lancashire County Council.

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Cannon Street, Preston. Picture: Google

Apartment plans lodged for centre of Preston

A building in the centre of Preston could be torn down and replaced with apartments if plans are given the green light.

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Poppy Hodson's dad Mark is presented with a watch for his daughter by Nicky Horton, St George's office manager

Wishes come true for shoppers

Five lucky shoppers were given a special surprise this week when their Christmas wishes came true.

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Photo Neil Cross New traffic measures at junction of Fishergate and Butler Street

Traffic marshalls to be on hand in Preston during post-Christmas sales

Traffic marshalls are to continue directing traffic in the centre of Preston during next week’s post-Christmas sales.

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