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Renowned Egyptian artist commissioned for new Harris Museum artwork

Pic: Fadi Kodzi A renowned Egyptian artist has been confirmed for a new piece of artwork set to feature in the Harris Museum when it reopens in 2025. Khaled Hafez will produce the […]

6 hours ago
City centre café owner hits back at Preston Carnival route change

Preston Carnival 2023 is said to be the biggest party in Preston this year A city centre coffee shop has hit out at the change in the Preston Caribbean Carnival route which means it will be shorter than planned. Preston Carnival, in its 50th […]

3 days ago
Prominent Preston City Council Labour councillor David Borrow resigns triggering by-election for Lea and Larches

A prominent Labour councillor at Preston City Council has resigned in a move that will trigger a by-election for his vacant ward seat. Cllr David Borrow, who was also the […]

4 days ago
Bar owner feels ‘picked on’ by police who have called for a licence review

Tulketh Tap Room Pic: Tony Worrall The owner of a Preston micro-pub says he feels “victimised” after police requested another licensing review. Lancashire Constabulary last week applied for Preston City Council to review the premises licence […]

6 days ago
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Group of travellers set up camp at park in Fishwick

Travellers set up camp at Ribbleton Park. A group of travellers have been spotted setting up camp at a park in Fishwick. Images of the group on Waverley Park, locally known as Ribbleton Park, were sent to […]

6 days ago
Owner of closed Preston cocktail bar hopes nightlife can survive intense pressures

Lonely People, in Preston, closed in 2024 The owner of a cocktail bar that closed at the start of 2024 has expressed her concern that Preston’s nightlife will continue to struggle.  Lonely People, a cocktail bar on […]

1 week ago
Padel courts planned for Broughton tennis club

Padel is a racket sport that combines elements of tennis, squash and badminton and is played by over 18 million people worldwide Broughton and District Tennis Club has lodged plans with Preston City Council for a new padel court. Padel is a hugely popular game around the world and is played on […]

1 week ago
Outgoing Preston mayor Yakub Patel recalls King Charles’ message to city

Cllr Yakub Patel and his wife The outgoing mayor of Preston says he was “in shock” when King Charles stopped to greet him at a royal garden party – and asked him to send a message […]

1 week ago
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