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Harris plans draw claims of ‘gratuitous brutality’ from Private Eye

How the Harris Museum may look in future with an entrance direct from the Flag Market Proposals for the Harris Museum and Art Gallery have been branded as ‘barbarism’ by Private Eye. A major lottery bid is due for the Harris and plans show how a […]

1 year ago
This is how the Harris Museum may look in the future

How the Harris Museum may look in future with an entrance direct from the Flag Market The Harris Museum may never look the same again as bold new plans for the listed building have been unveiled. Ambitious plans costing £15million are being submitted and the way […]

1 year ago
Farewell Veronica! Listen as St Matthews councillor reflects on 38 years

Veronica Afrin during her year as Mayor She’s served Preston since 1979 but now one of its most recognisable councillors has decided to call time on her political ambitions. Veronica Afrin, who represents the St Matthews ward, […]

2 years ago
Harris Museum plans see steps up to front entrance

Early evening events were run during the Harris Flights in summer 2013 Pic: Paul Swarbrick A flight of steps up the front of the Harris Museum is set to become a permanent feature. Previously used during the Harris Flights arts exhibition the steps were popular […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Harris Institute remains on the market for a new owner

A for sale sign on the Harris Institute Pic: Tony Worrall A historic Preston building is still on the market for a new owner. The Harris Institute in Avenham Lane has been operating as an Islamic higher education college. Now its […]

2 years ago
Opinion: Reflecting on the legacy of councillor Tom Burns

Councillor Tom Burns I can’t believe it’s almost two years since the death of my good friend and fellow Councillor Tom Burns. I was sat in a Neighbourhood Planning meeting in the YMCA […]

2 years ago
The Preston Festival: Three day arts event with giant canopies coming to city centre in September

An artist impression of the canopies for the festival on the Flag Market Arts, music and more will take over a number of venues in Preston city centre for a three day festival. The Preston Festival is to include a large Chinese-style canopy […]

3 years ago
New movable benches on Preston Flag Market

Having a break on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall New benches on Preston Flag Market have been proving popular. Preston City Council has bought a number of the movable benches. Large blue wheels allow the benches to be moved […]

3 years ago
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