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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

Prestfest for Families is coming to the Flag Market in August

Walking across the Flag Market in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A free event for families is coming to Preston city centre this summer. Prestfest for Families is set to take place on Saturday 14 August between 12pm and 4pm. The […]

8 months ago
Preston paused to pay respects to Prince Philip

The ceremony lead from The Harris Museums Balcony. People of Preston gathered around the Harris Museum’s balcony, by the cities Flag Market, to pay respects as a minutes silence began throughout the centre at 3pm on Saturday 17 […]

8 months ago
Sun shines over Preston shoppers as non-essential shops, pubs and more re-open

April 12 marks the next step in Boris Johnson’s plan to reopen the country. Preston was no different as non-essential retail, outdoor hospitality, hairdressers and gyms reopen across the city. […]

8 months ago
Preston shops prepare to re-open on 12 April

St John's Shopping Centre Pic Tony Worrall All non-essential shops are set to re-open on Monday 12 April following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown. The restrictions placed on the country have had a devastating […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tributes to Sarah Everard after vigil on Preston’s Flag Market

Tributes and signs left from the Sarah Everard vigil Pic: Tony Worrall Images by Preston photographer Tony Worrall show tributes and placards adorning the Flag Market, after a vigil took place to remember Sarah Everard. Lancs Live reports that around 50 people […]

9 months ago
ÂŁ20.9m Towns Fund boost for Preston city centre projects including a Youth Zone

Harris Quarter visual Preston has been awarded ÂŁ20.9m 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 […]

9 months 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 ÂŁ25,000 towards the #HarrisYourPlace plans. Turner Prize winner Professor Lubaina Himid and TV personality Eric […]

10 months 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 […]

1 year ago
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