Preston City Centre

Preston City Centre

Road collapse closes shared space section

A mystery street collapse has led to one of Preston’s main thoroughfares being partly closed from Monday.

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Preston Seventh-Day Adventist Church

‘At risk’ city centre building to be saved

One of four prized Preston buildings on Historic England’s “at risk” register could finally be rescued.

Armenian Kebab House, Blackpool

Lancashire recommends... places for a kebab

Readers have voted. Here is where is best to get your doner kebabs.

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Morecambe student Owen Lambert is treated after being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge. He was caught up in the terror attack at the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: by Carl Court/Getty Images

Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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Members of Let's Grow Preston raking the ground ready for work

Let’s Grow Preston blooming in the city

An gardening organisation is flourishing in Preston, creating many enjoyable green landscapes across the city.

Grimsargh Players present"Recipe for Murder"   being performed from Wednesday to Saturday  at Preston Playhouse

Grimsargh Players cook up a 'Recipe for Murder'

The curtains go up on Grimsargh Players’ latest production, the thriller ‘Recipe for Murder’ this week.


Where are the best kebab houses in Lancashire?

Which take-aways or restaurants cook a tasty doner?

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How Preston's Harris could look. Copyright Purcell Architects

‘Don’t disfigure glorious Harris’

Shakespearean actor Ian Fintoff believes it will be a tragedy if Preston “disfigures” the landmark Harris Library where his love of literature was born.

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Sale: Fulwood Library, Garstang Road

County council has buyer for Fulwood Library

It is the great Lancashire sell-off with two former libraries and prime city centre offices changing hands.

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Fishergate tribunal adjudicator, Stephen Knapp, takes a look at the signage

Fishergate tickets ‘should be refunded’

County Hall was today urged to pay back around 30,000 fines after the Fishergate bus lane scheme was officially declared unfair.

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Where are the best Indian restaurants in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

Lancashire Police are havign a crackdown on drivers who use their mobile phones at the wheel. Photo: Lancs Police

Police crackdown on drivers continues over weekend

Police are today continuing their crackdown on drivers who use mobile phones while at the wheel.

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Simon Rigby with his MBE at the Palace

Prince Charles plans to visit Simon in the North

Preston entrepreneur Simon Rigby received his MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace and immediately dedicated it to his staff.

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Councillor Peter Rankin, Leader of the Council, put the first spade in the ground marking the start of building works at Preston Markets. He was accompanied by Councillor Robert Boswell (Cabinet Member of Community and Environment), Michael Conlon, of Conlon Construction, Sam Livesey (Liveseys Butchers) and other representatives of the project team from Frank Whittle Partnership, Conlon Construction and Preston City Council.  Picture credit: Carouselle Limited

First spade in the ground at Preston Market

A ground breaking ceremony has marked the beginning of the construction of Preston’s new Market Hall.

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Firefighters tackle a blaze at Sandos takeaway on Curch Street, Preston

Popular takeaway finds a new home after old building destroyed in fire

A popular takeaway destroyed when a huge blaze ripped through the building has found a new home.

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Pro-Palestinian meeting back on

Pro-Palestinian meeting back on

A pro-Palestinian meeting, which had been cancelled after it was deemed to be anti-Semitic, is due to be held this evening (Tuesday).

Andrea Tierney-Smith of The Gents Room Barbershop

Clothes and haircuts for Preston’s homeless

A city barber is working to help the homeless community in Preston, offering free clothes and free haircuts to those who need them.

Jessica Carroll, who wants to set up The Feature Length coffee shop in Preston

Movie-themed cafe could come to Preston

A budding entrepreneur is hoping to bring a movie-themed coffee house to Preston.

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Storm Doris damages Preston Railway Station roof

Storm Doris damages Preston Railway Station roof

Passengers faced disruption after the roof of Preston Railway Station was damaged by Storm Doris.

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UPDATE: Police arrest teen, 15, after man suffers ‘significant’ injuries in city centre stabbing

UPDATE: Police arrest teen, 15, after man suffers ‘significant’ injuries in city centre stabbing

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy from Preston after a man received a “stab type” wound outside a city centre fast food restaurant yesterday evening.

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