Preston City Centre

Preston City Centre

Where are the best nightclubs in Lancashire?

As party season is in full swing, where do you like to go for a dance?

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Blackpool Tower Eye experience

County landmark lends a hand to Lancashire Post Christmas Appeal

One of the county’s most iconic landmark attractions has made a generous offer to help the Lancashire Post’s Christmas appeal.

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Raver Tots is at Preston's 53 Degrees on Sunday

Feast of theatre and music in Preston

There really is something for everything with these events over the coming days.

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Preston City Council leader Coun Peter Rankin

Preston Council leader to stand down on temporary basis for health reasons

The leader of Preston City Council, Peter Rankin, is to take a leave of absence because of ill-health.

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The Masjid e Salaam Mosque in Fulwood

Double planning joy for Preston Muslim Society

Preston Muslim Society is celebrating double delight as development bids passed the city’s planning committee.

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Demolition takes place at the former Manchester Mill on Geoffrey Street

Energy concerns over Preston affordable homes plan

The final phase of an affordable housing scheme in Preston has been given the green light despite concerns about energy efficiency.

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Finney House residents Jean Fell (left) and Mary Jackson (right) with Light Foundation volunteer Yvonne Fontaine. Photo: Kevin McGuinness.

Leading Muslim group spread some 'really appreciative' Christmas joy

A Muslim organisation aiming to break down barriers between communities has doing its bit to spread some festive joy.
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The extra parking spaces come after Cotton Court was successful in its application in September to bring 16 business pods to the site, in the shape of shipping containers, pictured, as a way of offering start-up businesses a cost-effective private office space.

Green light for car park expansion

A new 20 space car park adjacent to a city centre business centre has been approved by planning officials.

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Santa's grotto in Preston

Lancashire recommends... festive experiences

Here is a list of fun things to do to get in the Christmas spirit.

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There's lots of festive events happening over the weekend

Things to do (December 16 to 19)

Take your pick from this great line-up of events happening this weekend:
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Preston railway station.

Preston residents assured power lines pose 'no safety risk'

Residents living close to a rail route in Preston due to be electrified later this month have been reassured over health and safety concerns.
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The changes hope to bring empty homes back into use faster

Bid to bring Preston's empty homes back into use

Council bosses are considering changes to Preston’s empty house charges in a bid to bring properties back into use faster.

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Bob Mills, of Galloway's, showing Abbie Jones, BBC North West Tonight reporter, how difficult it is to cross the shared space in Preston

Galloway's appeal: Preston's shared space scheme poses challenges for blind people - WITH VIDEO

As The Post continues its campaign to raise funds for a minibus for Galloway’s Society for the Blind, NATALIE WALKER looks at the implications of the shared space scheme in Preston city centre for visually impaired people.
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Restoration works underway at Moor Park

Extra funds request for Preston park project

Cash-strapped Preston Council is considering spending an extra £90k on a city park restoration project after initial estimates missed the mark.

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Runners show off their 'bums'. Photo: Kathryn at Beat Bowel Cancer.

Cheeky Santa Dash back with a bang

Preston's 'cheekiest' fun run was back and bigger than ever this weekend, held in honour of brave cancer campaigner Ben Ashworth.
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WATCH: Smiles all around as the Duchess of Cornwall takes a tour of Preston's Emmaus Megastore

The Duchess of Cornwall spoke to volunteers, school children, and Christmas choir singers when she visited Emmaus at its megastore in Preston.
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Shop fronts that enhance the character of the buildings - like this one -  in Preston are being encouraged

Vision to improve Preston city centre reaches next stage

Guidelines to shape the future look of Preston city centre will be discussed by council bosses this month.
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Support is needed for homeless people

Direct Cleaning Services in Preston is asking for donations for the Foxton Centre

A Preston cleaning firm is collecting food and winter essentials for people sleeping rough in the city centre.

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The two-storey care home will be on this car park at PGRUFC

Preston rugby club care home plan approved

A bid to build a care home on a car park at Preston Grasshoppers RUFC has been given the green light.

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