Council news 2022
The Harris now provides an inclusive online experience to enable website visitors to access online content and services in a way that best suits their needs
A national award-winning housing team has been honoured by the Mayor of Preston, Councillor Neil Darby, in a full Preston City Council meeting.
It has been confirmed that the council will receive £5.2m over the next three years as part of the Levelling Up Agenda. This is Preston's allocation of the £2.6 billion government funding being shared across the UK for local investment by March 2025.
The proposed Animate project, a multi-million pound leisure and entertainment complex at the heart of Preston's city centre, has progressed with the Appropriation of an area of land needed to allow for the development of the site.
It was 20 years ago that Preston was granted city status as part of the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations in 2002 with the town becoming the 50th city during the 50th year of Her Majesty's reign.
Lancashire County Council launches Lancashire Warm Spaces Charter and grant scheme (18 November 2022)
A new grant scheme aimed at helping organisations in the community to run warm spaces this winter has been launched by Lancashire County Council.
Preston Markets is set to get even more exciting this Christmas, as the Harris opens a new pop-up shop full of festive favourites at Preston Outdoor Market. Opening 11am - 3pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays throughout November and December.
Following the devastating fire at St David's Church on Eldon Street recently, Councillor Matthew Brown, Leader of Preston City Council, reassures the community that the safety of the city's residents is the Council's main concern and top priority.
A fallen soldier who features on Preston's Roll of Honour is to be remembered during the run up to Remembrance Day (11 November) in Winckley Square Gardens.