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The Harris awarded £803k in government funding as revamp work continues

Front of the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris has landed £803,249 from a government fund that aims to safeguard the nation’s cultural heritage and stimulate economic growth. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports, delivered […]

2 months ago
Winckley Square relief charity seeks applications from local causes

Preston's city skyline Pic: Mick Gardner A historic Winckley Square charity with reserves of £600,000 is searching for applications from local causes. The Daniel’s and Houghton’s Charity is an amalgamation of two charities created in 1649 […]

4 months ago
Lancashire County Council grant scheme returns and Preston groups can bid

Lancashire County Council Hall Voluntary, community and faith groups in Preston will receive funding from councillors under a new county scheme. Lancashire County Council’s Local Member Grant Scheme will give councillors the chance to […]

6 months ago
Fulwood’s Rosemere Cancer Foundation receives funding for lung cancer research project

Doctor A national charity has awarded £2,000 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation in Fulwood for a lung cancer project. The funding, awarded by national charity the Hospital Saturday Fund, will help a […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribbleton project to receive over £28,000 in grants from BBC Children in Need

BBC Children in Need is currently funding 61 projects in Lancashire. Pic: BBC Children in Need BBC Children in Need has announced that it has awarded a new grant of £28,858 to a local project working with disadvantaged children and young people in Preston.  The funding will […]

2 years ago
Friends of the Harris charity receives £1,000 funding boost for museum redevelopment

Library users at The Harris. Pic: The Harris Preston 2020. Preston charity Friends of the Harris has been award £1,000 to support the museum, art gallery and library’s redevelopment project, #HarrisYourPlace. The money was awarded as part of a competition […]

2 years ago
UCLan’s International Institute of Korean Studies receives major funding grant

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) International Institute of Korean Studies (IKSU) has received one of the largest-ever research grants dedicated to the teaching and research of Korean Studies.  A […]

2 years ago
Improvement work begins at two Preston play areas

Two Preston play areas which were successful in receiving funding grants for improvements are due to have work start on them this month. Over August and September for a period of […]

7 years ago
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