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The Harris Museum launches group to select new exhibitions and events across Preston

Councillor Anna Hindle at The Harris. Pic: Preston City Council Preston’s Harris Museum has launched a new initiative which aims to shape exhibitions and events across the city. Since 2023, a group of Programme Advisors have been meeting to ‘revolutionise’ the museum’s approach to programming. The group, […]

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Preston city centre self-guided walk for ‘datestone detectives’

Lamb and flag with datestone in Preston Pic Tony Worrall A self-guided walk around Preston city centre is available for ‘datestone detectives’. The Friends of Winckley Square have created the Going On A Date booklet to help people explore different […]

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Busy Preston routes would see new lanes added under plans to reduce delays

Strand Road and Guild Way junction after proposed changes A busy route out of Preston could get an extra lane to help reduce notorious evening rush hour delays. Plans being considered by Lancashire County Council would see fresh capacity […]

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New plans for A582 could see double roundabouts scrapped for traffic lights

CGI of the Croston Road proposals - July 2024 Plans have been unveiled to overhaul a series of junctions on one of the busiest routes between South Ribble and Preston after a previous vision to create a new dual […]

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Preston Guild Hall foyer venue The Guild Lounge opening

The exterior of Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road - the foyer area, to be known as The Guild Lounge - is on the first floor Pic: Blog Preston Preston Guild Hall is to see its first live events for more than half-a-decade from early October. Proposals to re-open the foyer area as a make-shift venue branded as The […]

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Preston City Council backs ‘Little Van of Warm’ – a free energy-saving initiative 

Staff from CHiL and Preston City Council with 'Little Van of Warm' Preston City Council is backing the ‘Little Van of Warm’ initiative in partnership with Cosy Homes in Lancashire. The scheme aims to assist hundreds of households by providing free installations […]

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Preston’s big family festival is back this month

Performers on stage at a previous The Lancashire Festival The Lancashire Festival returns for its fifth outing at Miller Park later this month. The family-friendly festival will take place on Saturday 27 July. Gates will open at 11am for […]

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Lightfoot Lane to see temporary traffic lights until mid-September

Lightfoot Lane at the junction with Wychnor will have temporary lights in place until the end of July Pic: Google One of Fulwood’s busiest routes is set to see temporary traffic lights continue for at least the next two weeks and then at various points until the middle of September. […]

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