Preston City Centre

Preston City Centre

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.

Crime
John Monks from Gent's room barbershop

Preston barbers hoping to be cut above rest

A barbers in the centre of Preston has been nominated for a national award, naming it among the best in the business.

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HMV in St George's Shopping Centre, Preston

Music chain HMV moves home in Preston

High street music chain HMV has moved to a new home in Preston.

Business
Work continues at the new roundabout on Eastway, Preston. Picture by Paul Heyes, Tuesday February 14, 2017.

City road closures scheduled for weekend

A section of Eastway will be closed this weekend as work continues on a new roundabout.

Preston City Centre
Christine Edmondson has had the wedding ring she lost, returned after almost 6 years.

Lost ring rediscovered after six years in Preston’s Harris

When Christine Edmondson lost her treasured wedding ring, just months after the death of her husband, she was left distraught.

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Police

Street robbers leave man with head injury

A man needed hospital treatment after being attacked as he walked along a Preston street.

Crime
Etc Urban Developments is set to start work on the �2.5 million regeneration project that will see a long-derelict building  in Guildhall Street transformed into new apartments

£2.5m plans given nod for loft living in Preston

Plans to create Preston’s first loft style apartments in a historic Victorian warehouse have been given the nod.

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Photo Neil Cross The Red Cross holding a Refugee event in Preston last year

Preston’s City of Sanctuary to launch

Refugees and families seeking help are to be welcomed into Preston with open arms, as it becomes a City of Sanctuary.

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Gurumukh Singh with Amrit Kaur, Haesel and Gurpreet Singh

Free kitchen to set up in Preston’s Flag Market

A free kitchen is to be set up in the centre of Preston, offering meals to anyone who wants them.

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Cannon Street

Preston city centre road to close as shared space branches out

A street in the centre of Preston is to be given a new look, with another shared space linking to the controversial Fishergate scheme.

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A ceremonial ground breaking event has marked the construction phase of the University of Central Lancashires (UCLan) �8.15 million social spaces project.
  
Left to right: Michael Conlon (chairman of Conlon), Michael Ahern (COO UCLan), Sana Iqbal (SU President), Mike Thomas (VC UCLan), David Taylor (Chairman of the board UCLan), Dave Smith (Director of Capital Projects UCLan)

Ground-breaking ceremony as work starts on £8.15m University of Central Lancashire project

A ceremonial “ground-breaking” event has been held to mark the construction phase of the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) social spaces project.

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Photo Neil Cross Balloon artist Sarah "Scruff" Lewis at St George's Shopping Centre, Fishergate, Preston, last year

Balloon twisting at Preston shopping centre during half term

Free children’s face painting and balloon twisting will be held at St George’s Shopping Centre in Preston during the February half term holidays.

Whats on
Zoe Bennett tells her story

Brave Zoe’s emotional homecoming

Zoe Bennett’s homecoming proved an emotional moment - for everyone apart from her.

Crime
Photo Neil Cross
Avenham multi-storey car park

Parking fees set to go up in parts of Preston

Town Hall bosses have agreed to increase car parking charges in parts of Preston.

News 2
Charity campaigners will host a number of events for heart awareness month this February

February is heart awareness month

Preston based charity Heartbeat will host a series of events this February in recognition of heart awareness month.

Preston
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.

Preston student apartment plans set for nod

More student accommodation looks set to be built in Preston as plans are recommended for the green light.

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President Donald Trump smiles after signing three executive actions in the Oval Office, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Preston demonstration planned against Trump’s immigration ban

A demonstration against US president Donald Trump’s ban on immigration from Muslim countries is to be held in Preston.

Preston City Centre
Armed Forces charity under investigation

Armed Forces charity under investigation

A Preston-based charity which helps members of the Armed Forces suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is under investigation.

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Alf Myers - Waiting. 
The image from Preston Indoor Market can be found in the On The Streets exhibition in Ham and Jam. It was entered into the Pride of Prestion Exhibition photography competion run by the Yellow Caravan Gallery in 2016 and won

Street photography on display at Preston coffee shop

The streets of Europe are on display at a Preston coffee shop in a new exhibition.

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Everything is going to be alright in neon lights on the Harris, as part of an exhibition by artist Martin Creed

Everything is going to be alright at the Harris

A neon sign assuring Prestonians that everything is going to be alright is in place on Preston’s Harris.

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