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Preston Market new stalls update and monthly craft fair

Preston Market Hall and Box Market Pic: Preston City Council Preston Markets has more to offer this September with the expansion of two popular stalls, a brand-new clothes stall, and the addition of a monthly craft fair which is set […]

2 years ago
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 years 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 years 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 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Preston City Council sell off parcel of land at entrance to Preston Docks

The land is currently home to the Car Supermarket showroom Pic: Blog Preston Land in Navigation Way by the Docks in Preston has been sold off by the city council. Documents detailing the sale are being held by Preston City Council but are […]

3 years ago
Temperatures set to rise in Preston Markets as new canopies completed

L-R David Palmer, Managing Director of DP Structures, Councillor Robert Boswell, Cabinet Member for Environment at Preston City Council, Sam Livesey, Chairman of the Traders Association at Preston Markets The new walkway canopies in Preston Markets are complete. The canopies have been designed to retain heat within the Market Hall after traders threatened to strike if action wasn’t taken […]

4 years ago
What we learned from the 2018 local elections in Preston

Labour picking up Garrison ward Labour picking up Garrison ward As the dust settles on another election in Preston (we’ve had a lot of them recently) we’ve been casting our eye over what the result […]

6 years ago
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