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Friends of the Harris charity receives £1,000 funding boost for museum redevelopment

Library users at The Harris. Pic: The Harris Preston 2020. Preston charity Friends of the Harris has been award £1,000 to support the museum, art gallery and library’s redevelopment project, #HarrisYourPlace. The money was awarded as part of a competition […]

6 days ago
‘Preserve a Victorian gem’ to ‘it will attract more visitors’ – how city responded to Harris Museum design concepts

The Harris exterior The Harris Museum and Art Gallery have announced plans for a major renovation but Preston’s initial reaction doesn’t seem particularly supportive. The museum is looking for public feedback on the […]

1 week ago
The day Preston returned to shopping in the city centre

Queues outside the Fishergate Shopping Centre and Primark Pic: Paul Melling Prestonians returned to Preston city centre in their droves for a socially distanced shop. Monday 15 June saw non-essential shops able to open for the first time in nearly three […]

3 weeks ago
Road closures and more to boost Preston city centre as shops prepare to reopen

An empty Fishergate in Preston during the coronavirus pandemic Pic: Tony Worrall Temporary road closures and changes to the layout of Preston’s city centre are to begin from Sunday (June 14) afternoon. Reducing traffic in Fishergate, shutting off side streets from cars […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement New cafe bar eyeing up Preston city centre opening

The outside of the new Victoria's cafe bar Pic: Tony Worrall A new cafe looks set to open in Preston city centre once lockdown eases. One of the most changeable spots in the last 12-months is lined up for Cheapside, facing […]

4 weeks ago
Priest Town Brewery expand on Preston Market’s Box Market to sell more takeaway beer for craft ale lovers

Inside the Priest Town Brewing unit Priest Town Brewing has expanded to a larger stall in the Box Market at Preston Markets. Opening their new larger unit on Tuesday (2 June), just two doors down from […]

1 month ago
Preston Flag Market to see Black Lives Matter protest

The peaceful protest is planned for the city's Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall A Black Lives Matter vigil is due to take place on the city’s Flag Market during Wednesday (3 June) evening. Protests have been taking place across the the United States, […]

1 month ago
Already delayed Prestfest now set to take place in summer 2021

A major nightlife event in the city that was put back to September due to the coronavirus pandemic has now been moved to 2021. Prestfest was due to take place […]

1 month ago
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