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Funding available for new taxi drivers in Preston

Taxi lines at Preston Railway Station Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has teamed up with training provider Antrec Limited to provide assistance and training for applicants wanting to become a taxi or private hire driver in Preston. The […]

2 weeks ago
Electric vehicle charge network is now live with 12 points across Preston

Drivers of electric vehicles can now find a place to park and plug-in when visiting most of Lancashire’s town centres thanks to a project to install 150 on-street charging points. […]

4 weeks ago
Weekend events in Preston, 17 January – 19 January

The Sir Tom Finney Stand at Preston North End Pic: Gary Bond Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for what’s on in Preston. Friday 17 January Dementia shopping hoursAge Concern shops (including Bamber Bridge, Lostock Hall, Plungington and Preston […]

1 month ago
Harris Museum, The Birley and In Certain Places have been named among the North’s top 50 cultural organisations

The Harris Museum and The Birley are two of the three of Prestons most socially valuable organisations in the top 50 in the north The Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, artist-led studio, The Birley, and public art project In Certain Places have been selected as three of the top fifty most socially valuable […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Guild Hall plays a starring role in trailer for martial arts film IP Man 4

It’s been a tough year for Preston Guild Hall, but this week the troubled venue has had its moment in the sun. The trailer for the new martial arts film […]

2 months ago
In pictures: How this £182m transport funding bid could transform Preston

Old Tram Bridge - before and after the plans A bid for up to £182m funding has been made to transform transport infrastructure in and around the Preston area.  If granted, the money would be used to improve journeys […]

2 months ago
Preston Samaritans open to support those in need on Christmas Day

The opening of the Samaritans newly refurbished offices Christmas is a joyous occasion for many but it can also be a time of loneliness or hardship for others. It’s for this reason that Preston Samaritans will be open […]

2 months ago
Bus lane enforcement in place from Monday

Fishergate Hill bus lane map Two bus lanes in Fishergate will be enforced 24/7 from Monday. Cameras will monitor the bus lane running up Fishergate Hill, past County Hall, and down Fishergate, past Boots and […]

2 months ago
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