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£20.9m Towns Fund boost for Preston city centre projects including a Youth Zone

Harris Quarter visual Preston has been awarded £20.9m from the government’s Towns Fund for a series of city centre regeneration projects, including a previously-scrapped Youth Zone. The funding, announced as part of the Chancellor’s […]

3 years ago
Preston celebrities back Harris fundraising campaign

Eric Knowles and Lubaina Himid inside the Harris Pic: The Harris Preston charity Friends of the Harris has won the backing of two local celebrities in its campaign to raise £25,000 towards the #HarrisYourPlace plans. Turner Prize winner Professor Lubaina Himid and TV personality Eric […]

3 years ago
£10.2m plans to transform the Harris get green light

New images released of proposed plans for The Harris. Proposed internal and external changes to the Harris worth £10.2m have been approved by Preston City Council’s Planning Committee. The #HarrisYourPlace project addresses safety, accessibility and structural issues at the Grade […]

3 years ago
Major internal and external changes for The Harris set for green light

The Harris exterior Planning applications have been submitted for proposed external and internal works as part of the ‘Reimagining the Harris’ project. This project by Buttress aims to adapt the building in order […]

3 years ago
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Victorian Society slams ‘damaging’ plans to change the Harris

Architectural model of the proposed changes to the Harris Pic: Buttress Architects Ltd The Victorian Society is calling for Preston City Council to refuse plans to alter the Harris, which it says is one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in […]

3 years ago
Preston Monopoly launching this week

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall This week will see the launch of Preston’s very own official Monopoly game. When it is launched, Prestonians will be able to see which landmark has landed the game’s top […]

4 years ago
New £150,000 children’s space being created in The Harris

Planned Children's Space Pic: Ralph Appelbaum Associates The Harris Charity has chosen to make its largest ever grant to help provide a new Children’s Space at the Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, as part of the […]

4 years ago
More Preston and South Ribble libraries reopening this week

Ingol Library sign More libraries are due to reopen across Preston and South Ribble this week. Libraries at Bamber Bridge, Kingsfold, Kirkham and Sharoe Green reopen today (Wednesday 30 September). The library at […]

4 years ago
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