It is now a criminal offence for certain businesses and venues to be open.

You can report businesses breaking these rules by completing our report a Coronavirus issue form.

If you manage a restaurant, pub, cafe and want to talk to us about pavement licensing or any other specific request within our remit, relating to safely re-opening, please email us: citycentre@preston.gov.uk. Please note: this is not just for city centre businesses.

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