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An update on Preston’s £20.9m Towns Fund award one year on

Spring flowers in Preston city centre in March Pic: Tony Worrall In March 2021, Preston was awarded £20.9m from the government’s Towns Fund to support the regeneration of the Harris Quarter. The programme includes redevelopment of the area surrounding the Harris, Preston Markets, the Guild Hall and […]

2 months ago
Preston reacts to the unveiling of Wallace and Gromit bench

This morning (Friday 10 September) people waited in anticipation for the Wallace and Gromit bench to be unveiled. Based on the cheese-loving inventor and his loyal companion as they appeared […]

8 months ago
It’s the wrong trousers Gromit! Preston’s new Wallace and Gromit bench unveiled by creator Nick Park

Crowds gathered in the drizzle outside the Market Hall this morning to witness proud Prestonian Nick Park, creator of Wallace and Gromit, and the Mayor of Preston, Councillor Javed Iqbal, […]

8 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 […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Installation of Wallace and Gromit bench begins at Preston Markets

Wallace and Gromit bench installation Pic: @pr1markettrader Local sculptor Peter Hodgkinson has been at Preston Markets to oversee the installation of the new Wallace and Gromit bench. Market trader Sheridan’s Bags and Bags took to social media to […]

9 months ago
Wallace and Gromit bench to be installed outside Preston’s Market Hall

Preston will soon have its own Wallace & Gromit bench in celebration of the animated duo’s Preston-born, Academy Award®-winning creator Nick Park. The bronze bench, based on the pair as […]

12 months ago
Preston shoppers enjoy a grand day out with Wallace & Gromit

Wallace & Gromit take a break outside Tiger Hundreds of shoppers turned up to St George’s Shopping Centre at the weekend to meet special guests Wallace and Gromit. The iconic duo visited Preston on Saturday 1 June as […]

3 years ago
Wallace & Gromit visit St George’s to celebrate 30 cracking years

Two of Preston’s best loved celebrities will celebrate a 30 cracking years at St George’s Shopping Centre in June. Wallace and Gromit will visit St George’s Shopping Centre to meet […]

3 years ago
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