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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 […]

5 months ago
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 […]

5 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 […]

5 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 […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

12 months ago
Preston’s bid for up to £25m from the Towns Fund – and the projects that could benefit

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston has submitted a bid for up to £25 million worth of funding to improve the economy, develop the city, and attract jobs and long-term investment. Preston is one of […]

1 year ago
Preston and Leyland could get up to £25m each in new ‘Towns Fund’ jackpot

Skyline of Preston catches a golden glow Pic: Paul Melling Preston and Leyland are set to receive millions of pounds of government investment thanks to a new ‘Towns Fund’ plan. Once approved, each place could get up to £25 million […]

2 years ago
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