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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 […]

1 week ago
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 events rearranged as £500,000 Mobile Event Tent falls behind schedule

A visual of how The MET will look Pic: Charlie MacKeith RDA 2021 The development of the Mobile Event Tent (MET) is behind schedule due to ‘a series of setbacks’. The pop up venue – which is using £500,000 of government funding secured […]

4 months ago
Leyland receives up to £25 million for town centre improvement

Leyland is set to receive up to £25 million in funding from the Government. The award follows a funding bid submission in October 2020 by Leyland Town Board to the […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Preston Youth Zone to be built on land opposite Preston Bus Station

The former Tithebarn pub is currently planned to be part of the health hub The new Youth Zone has now been planned to be built opposite Preston Bus Station on Lord Street. The Youth Zone has been in the running for a while and […]

11 months ago
£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 […]

11 months ago
£1m funding for Harris Quarter pop-up events, visitor attractions and street food markets

Street market by the Harris Pic:åç Tony Worrall A curated programme of pop-up events, installations, visitor attractions and street food markets is coming to Preston. The project, known as Harris Quarter Pop Ups, will be funded by an extra […]

1 year ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 1 to 7

A view of how the cinema development may look A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. The home library service has resumed across the city, a £5,000 donation has been made to the NHS, and […]

1 year ago
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