Preston Partnership

Opinion: Preston had the UK’s first KFC but can it find the secret sauce for innovation

Sign on the side of Society1 co-working in Preston city centre Pic: Society1 All the ingredients are there for Preston to become an innovation powerhouse – is the indication from new research. The city has a long and rich heritage of coming up […]

1 month ago
Opinion: 2024 marks a foundational year for Preston city centre’s redevelopment

Preparation work on the new Youth Zone building site in Preston city centre Pic: Blog Preston This year appears to be a foundational year for the city. The regeneration of Preston and primarily the city centre has been a hot topic ever since we began Blog […]

3 months ago
Preston Partnership secures fresh funding and relaunches with new board

Preston Partnership board Rob Binns, Beckie Joyce, John Chesworth, Karen Hirst, Rizwan Seth, Simon Turner and Adrian Phillips The Partnership - which aims to champion the city and its regeneration - has secured fresh funding and has a new line-up driving it forward.

7 months ago
‘Elephant in the room can move on’ – reaction to Preston Guild Hall future

The Guild Hall is not currently operating as a venue Pic: Tony Worrall Business groups have welcomed the long-awaited news that plans can now be made for the future of the Guild Hall – and what that will mean for the local economy. […]

1 year ago
Main building phase starts at Preston’s Animate entertainment and leisure complex

L-R: Chris Blackburn PCC, Peter Thomas LCC, Anne-Marie Parkinson LEP, Matthew Friedmann Eric Wright Construction, John Chesworth Preston Partnership, Julie Palmer PCC, Karen Hirst Maple Grove Developments, Chris Hayward PCC, Cllr Matthew Brown PCC, Adrian Philips PCC, Andrew Dewhurst Maple Grove Developments, Nick Hague Maple Grove Developments Key partners behind the ÂŁ45m Animate leisure and entertainment complex in Preston city centre have met on site to mark the start of the main construction phase. Eric Wright Construction […]

1 year ago
Passionate about Preston? This campaign wants your views about life in the city

The people of Preston are being asked to share their thoughts on life in the city at a pop up event at the Harris. The week-long event – titled #whatsyourpreston – is asking […]

4 years ago
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