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The Harris to receive £750k funding as project reaches ‘key milestone’

The Harris in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Councillors will meet to discuss the release of £750,000 to The Re-Imagining the Harris project. The redevelopment of The Harris in Preston will take a significant step forward this week, with […]

3 weeks ago
Leyland vehicle museum cuts opening hours and closes cafe

A loss of visitors and rising running costs have forced the British Commercial Vehicle Museum to cut winter opening hours and close the on-site cafe. The change at the Leyland museum will […]

5 months ago
New short film highlights Santa Special trains at Preston steam railway museum

A local history buff has featured the Santa Special trains at Ribble Steam Railway and Museum in a short YouTube film. Former Preston teacher Gary Cunliffe was offered the chance […]

6 months ago
Preston architects to help restore Kirkham’s historic high street

Three Lancashire architects will help restore Kirkham high street under a new scheme led by Fylde Council. Over 35 property owners have signed up to Fylde Borough Council’s Shop Front Improvement […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Bus Station lands top preservation award

Preston Bus Station is the latest place for an InstaMeet Pic: Tony Worrall A global heritage fund has awarded Preston Bus Station with a top preservation accolade. The station has received the World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize, which recognises architects, designers, and preservationists […]

7 months ago
Upcoming Fylde dance event pays tribute to Kirkham’s rich cotton history

A Kirkham dance event will this weekend celebrate the town’s history as a hub for Lancashire-spun textiles. Kirkham’s history as one of the county’s most important cotton towns will be […]

9 months ago
Gavin Renshaw’s first Paint Preston mural spotted on Boltons Court

The first Paint Preston mural has appeared on the side of T. Snape Printers and Co on Boltons Court. Created by artist Gavin Renshaw as part of a new street […]

10 months ago
Winckley Square lit up by new lampposts

Removal of old lamppost. Pic: Pat Harrison Contractors have replaced temporary lampposts in Winckley Square this week. Modern temporary lamps were placed there after old heritage lampposts were removed after failing safety checks in September 2019. This […]

1 year ago
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