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Restaurant owner says more support is needed for those due to open new businesses

Smashed restaurant A new restaurant which was set to open at the Miller Arcade on March 27 has had to remain unopened to the public. Like many other businesses in the hospitality […]

4 days ago
Lancashire libraries and museums close due to Coronavirus outbreak

The Harris exterior Lancashire libraries, archives and museums closed their doors on Monday 23 March, including those in Preston. The closure came into affect on 5pm on Monday to allow library users the […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Markets to see reduced hours and partial closures due to coronavirus

Outdoor Market at Preston Markets Preston Market hall will face reduced hours and partial closures to reduce the spread of Covid-19. From Tuesday 24 March 2020, the Market Hall at Preston Markets will reduce its […]

2 weeks ago
Preston venues react to coronavirus closures as the council steps in to help

Winedown owner Dougie Lowe Preston businesses have been reacting to the Government-enforced closures of pubs, restaurants and similar venues in the fight against coronavirus. Many eateries have switched focus to a delivery service, with […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Harris to close in response to coronavirus advice

The Harris Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris will temporarily close its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic. The closure will take effect from Friday 20 March, however artwork can still be viewed online via virtual […]

2 weeks ago
Funding secured for new parkway rail station at Cottam

Fylde railway line viewed from Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google Maps The Preston area is set to receive £40m in funding to improve transport infrastructure, including the creation of a new parkway rail station at Cottam. The money granted from the […]

3 weeks ago
Unicorn Hall gets green light to replace former Preston pub

The-Unicorn-Pub A new development of serviced apartments has been given the green light at the site of what was The Unicorn pub. The North Road pub, which closed to the public […]

4 weeks ago
Have your say on plans to create an ‘urban village’ in the Stoneygate area

Sketch showing a view from Church Street to Manchester Road roundabout Members of the public are being invited to comment on plans for the Stoneygate regeneration. Preston City Council is gathering opinions on the Stoneygate Regeneration Framework draft Supplementary Planning Document […]

1 month ago
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