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Preston businesses to be encouraged to pay the Real Living Wage

Harris lit in winter sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall An initiative to help Preston businesses become Real Living Wage employers will launch next week. ‘A real wage for Preston’ will be launched by Preston City Council at the Harris on Thursday 23 January. The aim is […]

3 days ago
New page for the Harris as library staff transfer

The Harris exterior Harris library staff have transferred from Lancashire County Council to Preston City Council to create one Harris team. The Harris, which is managed by Preston City Council working in partnership with Lancashire […]

2 weeks ago
Family florist putting down roots in Preston Markets

Preston Flowers market stall A family-run florist is moving into Preston Markets. Preston Flowers opens today (Wednesday 8 January). The florist has been a Preston staple for over 35 years, having previously been based […]

2 weeks ago
Could 2020 be the year you become an adoptive parent?

Anyone who is considering becoming an adoptive parent is being encouraged to make that first step as part of Lancashire County Council’s ‘New Year, New You’ campaign. The council is […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston residents urged to recycle efficiently this Christmas

Preston residents are being urged to recycle more plastic this Christmas. This comes after the significant changes to the way that we can recycle. From October 2019, residents have been […]

4 weeks ago
New canopy trialled in bid to improve conditions in Preston Market Hall

Canopy prototype above one of the Market Hall walkways A prototype section of a proposed canopy design has been temporarily installed in Preston’s Market Hall. The installation follows Preston City Council‘s agreement for a major investment scheme to improve […]

2 months ago
Preston outdoor market trader says trading this winter will be ‘impossible’

Julie Robinson A Preston outdoor market trader says it will be “impossible” to get through this winter, now the old indoor market building has been knocked down. Julie Robinson, who has been […]

2 months ago
Preston Labour group join the Big PNE Sleep Out efforts

Cllr Brown the morning after the night before Preston’s Labour group have confirmed they will be joining the Big PNE Sleep Out. Council leader Matthew Brown and his cabinet colleagues are going to be bedding down at Deepdale […]

3 months ago
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