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The Flag Market is within the centre of Preston, the central square it is faced onto by the Harris Museum and Art Gallery amongst other buildings

£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 […]

3 days ago
Preston celebrities back Harris fundraising campaign

Eric Knowles and Lubaina Himid inside the Harris Pic: The Harris Preston charity Friends of the Harris has won the backing of two local celebrities in its campaign to raise £25,000 towards the #HarrisYourPlace plans. Turner Prize winner Professor Lubaina Himid and TV personality Eric […]

1 month ago
The Hot Potato Tram is back open for business and will be during lockdown 2

The Hot Potato Tram has reopened. Pic: Tony Worrall Flickr The Hot Potato Tram reopened Monday 2 November at Preston’s Flag Market and will remain open during the second national lockdown. The famous tram sadly had to close due to […]

4 months ago
Plans submitted for £10.7m Harris refurbishment

Architectural model of the proposed changes to the Harris Pic: Buttress Architects Ltd Plans have been submitted to revitalise the Harris through a £10.7m scheme. The plans aim to prevent the decay of the building while creating a community resource and world-class gallery and […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Hot Potato tram is returning to Preston’s Flag Market

The Hot Potato Tram in action on the Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall The Hot Potato tram will be returning Monday 2 November at 11am. The tram sadly had to close due to former owner Keith Roberts passing away in September due to […]

4 months ago
Preston Monopoly launching this week

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall This week will see the launch of Preston’s very own official Monopoly game. When it is launched, Prestonians will be able to see which landmark has landed the game’s top […]

5 months ago
Hot Potato Tram returns to Preston Flag Market in tribute to Keith Roberts

The Hot Potato Tram. Pic: Tony Worrall The Hot Potato Tram returned back to the Flag Market today (Tuesday 13 October) in tribute to Keith Roberts. The tram was reunited with Keith at 11am as the funeral […]

5 months ago
Why the Harris has gone gold this September

The Harris lit gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month The Harris has once again been lit up to ‘Go Gold’ in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The campaign to raise awareness happens every September, with cities and towns […]

5 months ago
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