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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

Harris museum announces plans to begin phased re-opening this weekend

Harris visitor staff The Harris will welcome visitors back through its doors from this Saturday (July 11) as part of a phased reopening. The ground floor will open first, with the main library […]

2 years ago
Preston will ‘Light It Blue’ to celebrate the 72nd Birthday of the NHS

The new lighting was tested out The Harris and Preston Markets will be lit blue on Sunday (5 July) to mark the 72nd birthday of the NHS. Organised by Preston City Council, the lighting of the […]

2 years ago
Man in critical condition after electric bike crash near Preston’s Flag Market

The Flag Market in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A man is in critical condition in Royal Preston Hospital after a crash this morning near the Flag Market. Lancashire Police said they were called at 4.30am on Friday (July […]

2 years ago
Here’s a list of the Preston pubs and restaurants opening their doors this week

A beer being poured Pic: Anestiev As lockdown restrictions ease, Preston’s hospitality sector is gearing up to reopen. Many pubs and restaurants will be opening their doors on July 4 but if you are planning a […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Message of hope left on Preston’s Flag Market by city artist

Seek to understand as seen from the air Pic: Tim Saunders A Preston artist placed hundreds of sapling trees in Preston’s Flag Market during the early hours of Sunday morning. Under the cover of darkness Tim Saunders crept onto the city’s […]

2 years ago
Prestfest postponed due to Coronavirus fears

One of Preston’s biggest summer events has been postponed due to fears over the spread of Coronavirus. The organisers of Prestfest have confirmed that the event is to be postponed […]

2 years ago
Preston to stand against racism in community event

Revellers at the 2019 Preston Standing Together Against Racism event Pic: Matthew Brown ThisĀ eventĀ hasĀ beenĀ cancelledĀ dueĀ toĀ theĀ coronavirusĀ pandemic. The Preston Standing Together Against Racism community day event is back for its seventh year this March.Ā  The free event is to celebrate and raise awareness for the United […]

2 years ago
Preston creatives – make your mark and get paid at this Flag Market event

Making a Mark 2018 Pic: Tony Worrall An open call is underway for Preston creatives to get involved in a huge art event this summer. The Making A Mark event takes place annually on the Flag Market, […]

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