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How Preston school children have been learning of Winckley Square’s history

Winckley Square gardens: Click the picture to read the article Pupils from six Preston schools are to be rewarded for their part in learning about the history of Winckley Square. They’ve been taking part in events during April and May […]

1 month ago
Coffee, pulled meat, interior design and doughnuts: Meet the four new Preston city centre businesses

Alisa Bowen, Amelia Lavelle, Richard Lowthian, William and John Walne celebrate their win Preston’s public have had their say on four new businesses in the city centre which should receive taxpayer backing. A board game cafe, a pulled meat bar, independent coffee shop and […]

1 month ago
Harris Museum and Art Gallery: Arts Council funding secured as major changes loom for venue

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery hosts the Harris Open A further £110,000 towards changes to the Harris Museum and Art Gallery has been secured by Preston City Council. The Arts Council has pledged £95,000 to the Re-imagining the Harris […]

2 months ago
Former Post Office must be maintained if Preston City Council want a new use says heritage expert

P9060073 Lover of Preston heritage Aidan Turner-Bishop has called on Preston City Council to maintain the old Post Office better. The building is being marketed by the city council as a […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council-backed credit union for Preston launches

Councillor Matthew Brown, Mike Barry and Greg Smith from the Preston voluntary, community and faith sector Members of voluntary and charity groups in Preston have been invited to join a new council-backed credit union. Guild Money Credit Union was launched on Tuesday and is being road […]

2 months ago
Preston old Post Office to be marketed as hotel or leisure venue

The Old Post Office has stood empty in the centre of Preston for years Pic: Shabbagaz What used to be Preston’s Post Office in the city centre could become a new hotel or leisure venue. Standing on Birley Street the redevelopment of the building has become […]

2 months ago
Preston Markets redevelopment: Traders warm to new proposals for demolition of Indoor Market

What the new look outdoor market would look like, alongside new cinema complex How Preston Markets will look after a major redevelopment to include a cinema and restaurant complex has been revealed. Preston City Council bosses claim the Markets Quarter development will be […]

2 months ago
Preston Biennial planned: Could city host a major arts event every two years?

The Preston Guild is too long to wait between major arts events according to the city council Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has unveiled its vision to host a major event in the city every two years – a Preston Biennial – as well as boosting the number of […]

2 months ago
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