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Closure date for Preston’s Harris Museum confirmed ahead of major revamp

Preston’s Harris Museum and Art Gallery will temporarily close for preservation works next month. The closure, which begins at 5pm on Saturday 2 October, is needed so that organisers can […]

4 months ago
Preston City Council asks for residents’ views on new taxi licensing policies

Taxi rank at Preston Station Pic: tony Worrall Preston City Council has invited residents to have their say on new taxi and private hire licensing policies. The council have launched a consultation on new draft policies to licence […]

4 months ago
Preston City Council reports ‘potentially damaging’ Sun Hotel fake news post

The Sun Hotel in Friargate has a score of one-star at present Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council yesterday reported a Facebook post claiming that The Sun Hotel had closed due to a ‘Loravirus’ outbreak. The post, made by the page Social Distancing Enforcement England, […]

4 months ago
Preston City Council urge city businesses to join free webinars on ownership and inclusivity

Candidates are battling for a seat at Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Prospective business owners and entrepreneurs are being offered the chance to learn more about different models of business ownership at a free webinar in September. Community businesses are taking off […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest Preston planning applications for August 20 to 27

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the latest Preston planning applications for August 20 to 27. Demolition of existing public house and erection of a roadside services development, including petrol filling station and a […]

5 months ago
Wallace and Gromit bench to be unveiled on September 10

Wallace and Gromit bench installation Pic: @pr1markettrader The bronze sculpture of Wallace and Gromit will be welcomed to Preston on Friday 10 September. Preston is the home city of the animated duo’s creator, Honorary Freeman of the […]

5 months ago
Focus on local construction employment in new Preston City Council partnership

Cabinet at Preston City Council have given the go ahead to a partnership with Calico Enterprise Ltd for the implementation and monitoring of the Central Lancashire Employment Skills Supplementary Planning […]

5 months ago
Re-arranged Preston Armed Forces Day service to honour WW2 veterans

Armed Forces Day 2019 on the Flag Market Pic: Michael Porter Veterans and current armed forces personnel will be honoured at a service in Preston this Saturday (21 August) to mark Armed Forces Day. The service, which was postponed from its […]

5 months ago
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