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Preston Guild Hall: Council looks for new future to save city’s main venue

The council hopes there is a brighter future for the Guild Hall Preston City Council have begun a campaign to find a buyer or supporter for Preston’s Guild Hall which costs the taxpayer more than £1million a year to subsidise. A ‘soft market […]

11 years ago
Council looking for community organisations to join Harris Flights showcase day

An artists impression of how the Harris could look with the temporary steps The Harris Flights opening weekend will include a ‘Community Showcase Day’ and the Council is looking for community groups and organisations to come forward and participate in the event which […]

11 years ago
Five year Preston City Council draft plan for supporting the arts in Preston released

A plan to make Preston recognised as a cultural centre in Lancashire by 2018 has been released. The draft proposal of the Cultural Framework for Preston, commissioned by Preston City […]

11 years ago
Pasha shisha cafe fined for not following smokefree laws

Pasha took over what used to be The Mill A Preston shisha bar has been fined for not sticking to anti-smoking laws. Pasha, on Aqueduct Street, was raided by city council officers and fire safety officers in December 2012. […]

11 years ago
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Residents invited to have their say on Preston City Council’s masterplan for new homes

Cottam is one of the areas identified to potentially build new homes A plan to build up to 4,000 new homes on Preston’s north-western edge are to be consulted on. Preston City Council is currently drawing together a “masterplan” for how the […]

11 years ago
Street party time: Preston residents offered the chance to throw their own party

street party Preston residents have been told they don’t need an excuse for a street party. Last year saw 145 street parties held for the Guild, Jubilee and Olympics but now council […]

11 years ago
Planning battle resumes in Northern Preston: Developers unveil plans for 25-hectare site off Eastway, Fulwood

The area on Eastway and D'Urton Lane being eyed up for development Another large-scale planning application to build new homes on the Northern edge of the city has been put in. The Homes and Communities Agency has applied for outline permission to […]

11 years ago
Revealed: Expert reports dispute the true cost of restoring Preston Bus Station

The city council and English Heritage disagree on the cost of restoring the Bus Station Estimates on how much it would cost to restore Preston’s iconic bus station could be “significantly lower” than previously thought. The argument for not restoring the building, estimated at a […]

11 years ago
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