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Preston parks awarded Green Flag status

The Japanese Garden within Avenham park, Preston. Pic: Preston Council Preston City Council has received a Green Flag Award for Avenham and Miller Parks, Ashton Park, Fishwick Bottoms, Haslam Park, Moor Park and Winckley Square Gardens. Since the Covid-19 pandemic […]

2 weeks ago
Preston secures safer streets funding

Church Street today Parts of Preston City Centre are set to become safer thanks to new Home Office funding. Preston City Council has won a bid of £146,568 in the latest round of […]

2 weeks ago
Underage drinking partnership launched in Preston

A Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) has launched in Preston and will work with youth services and local organisations to highlight the risks of underage drinking and offer alcohol-free activities for […]

2 months ago
Temporary car park to close as work begins on Preston city centre development

Car park in Tenterfield Street The temporary Market Surface car park will be permanently closed next month as preparations for a major new city centre development begin. The Animate scheme will see the creation of […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Second-hand market adds extra Preston Outdoor Market slot

The Second-Hand Market will be operating with an additional Thursday slot at Preston Markets. The market hasn’t been held for two years and from Thursday 23rd June, it will be […]

2 months ago
New manager announced for Preston Markets

Mark Beck, Preston Markets Manager New Preston Markets Manager, Mark Beck, has taken up his role. With nearly 20 years’ experience managing several markets in and around Wigan, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge with him […]

3 months ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

3 months ago
Preston City Council local elections 2022 candidates

Residents went to the polls in Fishwick and St Matthews on Thursday 12 February The Preston City Council Local Elections are due to take place on Thursday 5 May 2022. Residents in the Preston City Council area are invited to vote for their local […]

4 months ago
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