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The Harris regeneration works set to be completed in 2024 as the team receive £4.5m lottery funding

The Harris in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris, Museum, Library and Art Gallery are set to receive £4.5m funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the £10m #HarrisYourPlace project. The scheme is set to make […]

3 months ago
Council plans to invest £12.8 million to aid post-COVID-19 economic recovery

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall A £12.8million economic recovery and growth programme aimed at tackling some of the economic impacts of COVID-19 has been unveiled by Lancashire County Council. The proposed funding, which will be […]

10 months ago
Survey reveals slower growth for Lancashire’s manufacturing and service firms

Firms in Lancashire have experienced a slower growth according to revelations in the Quarterly Economic Survey from Lancashire’s Chamber of Commerce. The manufacturing and services firms were highlighted in the […]

6 years ago
Preston businesses to close – Dozens of jobs could be lost

More painful economic news emerged today that will impact the city. Joining the long list of high-street businesses effected by the economic downturn can be added Thomas Cook and Dreams. […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement BBC reports from Preston high street transformed by retail outlets closures

Preston high street in the news BBC Business Correspondent Emma Simpson walked down Fishergate in Preston today asking the question – what effect did big name closures have on the high […]

8 years ago
Betting shop opens while building society closes

Vacant properties and the apparent lack of investment on the streets of Preston has been the topic of discussion and highlighted recently by the debate on the future of Preston’s […]

8 years ago
Preston pubs struggling to survive as government policies hit hard

Susan Carr has seen a lot during her time as owner of The Variety pub on Adelphi Street. She has been the landlady for more than 11 years. But now, […]

10 years ago
Mapping job losses and gains in Preston, Lancashire and surrounding area

View Map Join in to help map the impact of the current economic situation in terms of job losses and gains in Preston, plus also the surrounding area.

12 years ago
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