Smiles Better Awards

The winners of the Preston Business Improvement District (BID) ‘Smiles Better’ Awards were handed out at a ceremony at Evoque on April 9th. The competition, sponsored by The North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce (NWL Chamber), saw more than 200 nominations from businesses and individuals across the city centre, which were whittled down to […]

Pop-Up Garden Event

St George’s Shopping Centre will host an exclusive pop-up style garden event this Easter to showcase its glamorous seasonable products, from top fashion to home essentials and beauty products. On Saturday 20th April, St George’s Shopping Centre, in Preston, will be exhibiting a wide selection of their retailer’s gorgeous spring fashion items, such as Quiz, […]

Cotton Court – Competition

Preston business centre, Cotton Court, has launched a competition to help local start-ups achieve their goals. The Cotton Court Start Up Competition is open to Lancashire-based entrepreneurs, both established and those at the very beginning of their journey. The winner will receive a dedicated package of benefits, including a ‘hot desk’ at Cotton Court for […]

City Centre Events

Event Name Date Location Scale Skiddle Bus 23/2 Flag Market Small Stand Together Against Racism 23/3 Flag Market Medium The Great Preston Scavenger Hunt 30/3 Avenham Park/Flag Market Small Egg Rolling 22/4 Avenham Park Large Carnival 26/5 Flag Market Small Summer Saturdays -Jazz Festival 1/6 Flag Market/Harris Small Summer Saturdays – TBC 8/6 Flag Market […]

City Centre Survey

Preston Feels Safe & The High Street is a ‘Better Place’ According to a survey carried out by the Preston City Centre Business Improvement District (BID), almost 85% of respondents feel the city centre is a ‘safe place to be’. As part of its manifesto, BID pledged to conduct the survey of Preston visitors each […]