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£20.9m Towns Fund boost for Preston city centre projects including a Youth Zone

Harris Quarter visual Preston has been awarded £20.9m from the government’s Towns Fund for a series of city centre regeneration projects, including a previously-scrapped Youth Zone. The funding, announced as part of the Chancellor’s […]

2 months ago
Harris Open 2021 opens as a virtual exhibition

More than 250 pieces of artwork have been submitted to the Harris Open, a popular annual exhibition featuring local artistic talent. Despite there being Covid-19 restrictions, it has not stopped […]

2 months ago
City of Preston 10k moves date back to the autumn

The SPAR City of Preston 10k has been postponed. The Running Bee Foundation event was meant to take place on Sunday 28 March, however it has now been pushed back […]

2 months ago
Virtual Alice in Wonderland event being put on for Easter

A new virtual Alice in Wonderland event is being put on for families this Easter. On Saturday 10 April at 6.30pm families will be invited to join in the interactive […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Newman College students putting on live streamed charity music gig tonight

Cardinal Newman College in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall North West’s Lockdown Live is happening tonight (Friday 25 February) to raise money for Young Minds UK. The virtual music festival is being put on by Newman College students to […]

2 months ago
Next phase of ‘The Preston Model’ to be unveiled at online event

Boats on Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall Preston residents are invited to join Preston City Council at the online launch of the next phase of its Community Wealth Building agenda, often known as the ‘Preston Model.’ ‘Community […]

2 months ago
Preston artist has ‘Nazi’ artwork rejected from Harris Open exhibition

The Harris and Flag Market in Autumn Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston artist has expressed her frustration at having her artwork rejected by the city’s Harris Museum for potentially causing offence. The Harris Open is taking place online this year […]

2 months ago
New group helping single Prestonians to connect

L-R: Group leaders Vicki Harris and Ste Walker A new group is helping single Prestonians to connect. Single Friends United was launched on Facebook in November by Ste Walker, who saw a need to address social isolation among […]

2 months ago
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