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Watch how Preston Markets canopy restoration unfolded

The new look Market canopy Pic: 70023venus2009 A short film has been released explaining the restoration of Preston’s Market canopy. More than £620,000 has been spent by Preston City Council repair, paint and install LED lighting in […]

2 months ago
Negotiations continue on sale of Fulwood and West View leisure centres

Fulwood Leisure Centre is likely to transfer out of council ownership The sale of Preston’s leisure centres has moved a step closer. Preston City Council is preparing to offload Fulwood Leisure Centre and West View Leisure Centre during the course of […]

2 months ago
How fly-tipping is being tackled across Preston

A van being towed away which was involved in fly-tipping, and bin bags dumped in Fulwood These are the cars left dumped on Preston’s street and the fly-tippers caught during the last year. Preston City Council has given an update on the battle against those dumping […]

2 months ago
Ribbon cut on Preston’s newly restored Covered Market

Moment the restored Markets canopy is declared open The newly restored Preston Markets canopy was formally declared open by the Mayor of Preston during Wednesday evening. Councillor John Collins cut the ribbon on the side of the Outdoor […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Harris project including ‘new entrance’ has huge lottery bid tabled

The Harris Museum faces a very different future Pic: Sonia Bashir Preston’s grade-I listed Harris Museum and Art Gallery has taken a next step in its multi-million pound future. First opened in 1893 the biggest revamp of the building ever planned […]

2 months ago
Preston’s listed market canopy restoration is finished

The newly restored canopy with its underlighting Pic: 70023venus2009 Restoration of Preston’s grade-II listed market canopy has been finished just in time for Christmas. Workmen have been on site since the summer repairing the canopy on the Outdoor Covered […]

2 months ago
Working Preston’s streets with the street cleaning team

Graham, 47, is working his way towards a good breakfast Stale smells of that last pint and cold chips hang in the murky air down Lancaster Road where it meets Church Street and Fishergate. Heels of the last glammed-up girls […]

2 months ago
Preston Markets: Conlon Construction to start work on new Indoor Market in January

Sam Livesey, Ellen Young, Michael Conlon, Lorraine Norris, chief exec of Preston City Council and Councillor Robert Boswell, cabinet member environment at the Covered Market Preston’s new look market should be ready for Christmas 2017 as contractors have been appointed. Conlon Construction have won the multi-million pound contract to build the new glazed interior under the […]

2 months ago
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