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Lancashire County Council invites families to enjoy local museums with ‘Xplorer’ pass

A museum pass launched by the county council will offer residents 12 months of unlimited access to local attractions. As museums prepare to open their doors to the public, Lancashire […]

2 months ago
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
Friends of Winckley Square to host talk on pioneering Preston women from history

The Friends of Winckley Square have invited residents to a talk this March on the achievements of local women from history. At 7pm on 9 March, Friends of Winckley Square will discuss […]

3 months 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 […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Harris Museum sees £450k investment from national grant-makers

Two national foundations have invested £450,000 into The Harris to help fund an ongoing refurb project. Provided by The Weston Foundation and the Wolfson Foundation, two grants will build on […]

4 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 […]

5 months ago
Rail firms unite to honour forgotten Preston women’s football team

Dick, Kerr women's football team Pic: Forbes Two rail firms have joined up to honour one of England’s earliest known women’s football teams. Avanti West Coast has teamed up with Community Rail Lancashire (CRL) to share the […]

6 months ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week October 23 to 29

Out walking in Avenham and Miller park at the ivy bridge Pic: Tony Worrall With Halloween fast approaching, the Christmas countdown will soon begin, with Christmas mini-markets already scheduled in a Preston city centre cafe. But during the festive period, Preston residents may have […]

7 months ago
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