Preston City Centre

Preston City Centre

WATCH: Preston embraces vinyl's revival once again for Record Store Day

It wasn’t too long ago that vinyl was meant to be dead in the water and Napster was set to rule the musical roost.
The property on Market Street in Preston city centre

Makeover plans for Preston city centre units

A major retail and residential redevelopment plan for a prominent city centre building has been given the go-ahead by the town hall.

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The best bars with dance floors in Lancashire

If you fancy a boogie but don't want to pay nightclub prices, here are the best bars with a dance floor.

Survey launched to give your two cents on how Preston can be improved

City visitors are being given the chance to voice their thoughts on Preston – and what could be done to improve the city.
Co-owner Franco Sotgiu in Solita on Winckley Square.

Burger behemoths Solita put Preston restaurant on the market

Burger bar Solita is up for sale less than two years after its initial opening.
The Memento Workshop is based on the Lubaina Himid exhibition at the Harris Museum

Things to do (April 21 - 23)

As the weather brightens up, why not get out and about to some of these events?

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WATCH: Spirits high at vinyl signing for fans of rock royalty The Damned

Legendary punk rockers The Damned arrived in Preston over the weekend for a special appearance at the city's independent record store Action Records.
Gourmet burger

Review: Fives restaurant, Preston

I’ve always liked the thought of working in a city centre and being able to push the boat out now and then with a fancy lunch.

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AJ Hartley (left) collaborated with Blink-182 frontman Tom DeLonge last year for a sci-fi novel series.

City centre book singing sees bestselling author AJ Hartley return to Preston

One of the city’s bestselling authors is set to make a return to his old book shop for a signing of his new Preston-based Gothic thriller.

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Karl Chester pictured with his family

Bikers set to take to the roads to remember motorcyclist Karl Chester

Bikers from across Lancashire are going to ride together in memory of motorcyclist Karl Chester.
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The Damned.

Preston vinyl signing for rock 'n' roll royalty The Damned

The county’s first punk rock band will make a special appearance at Preston’s premier record store next weekend.

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The Evolution of Magic Show is being presented in Blackpool

Things to do (April 7 to 12)

There's a great mix of events happening in and around Lancashire over the coming days:

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Join Betsy Bumblebee at Samlesbury Hall for some Easter fun

Things to do (March 30 to April 5)

It's Easter weekend, so take your pick of these great events:

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Paul with his trophy inside the Orchard Street store.

Thief-fighter Paul Cardwell lands prestigious charity award

A crime fighting volunteer has received national recognition for his dedication tackling shoplifters who blighted a city charity shop.

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Top five FREE things to do on a rainy day in Lancashire

As we head into the Easter holidays, with rain (and snow) around the corner, check out these free things to do indoors.
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Scene of the stabbing in North Cliff Street - Photo Daniel Matthews

Stab victim remains in hospital after Preston robbery

A 27-year-old man is still under treatment in hospital after being stabbed multiple times in a vicious robbery.

The former Mokai nightclub in Church Street, Preston

Fire crews tackle blaze at former Preston nightclub

More than 30 firefighters tackled a blaze in a disused city centre nightclub in the early hours of today.

Adele tribute artist Katie Markham is playing at Preston's Guild Hall

Win tickets to see Adele tribute show at Preston's Charter Theatre

As a tribute artist, getting the chance to perform alongside your idol is a rare opportunity. But to be hand selected by a global musical sensation to replicate them on TV is an even rarer event.

Midnite Johnny are playing at Mad Hatters

Things to do (March 23 to 25)

As spring has finally arrived, why not get out and enjoy these events?
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