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Council news 2022

The Harris provides an inclusive online experience (20 December 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

Collaborative Housing Teams Honoured at Full Council Meeting (16 December 2022)

A national award-winning housing team has been honoured by the Mayor of Preston, Councillor Neil Darby, in a full Preston City Council meeting.

Preston receives £5.2 million funding as part of Levelling up agenda (13 December 2022)

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.

Animate project progresses with Appropriation of land (28 November 2022)

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.

A look back at 20 years as a city (25 November 2022)

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 2050 (23 November 2022)

Lancashire 2050 is about bringing people together with a shared vision, shared ambition, shared goals and shared priorities.

Harris Your Place First Look: The Ground Floor Rotunda (21 November 2022)

Preston's Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library has revealed the new-look ground floor rotunda.

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.

New Harris pop-up shop for Christmas at Preston Market (18 November 2022)

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.

Breaking ground to build flood defences at Broadgate (17 November 2022)

Work has started on constructing vital flood defences along Broadgate and Riverside in Preston.

Preston Leader Reassures Community after Fire at Preston Church (14 November 2022)

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.

Winckley Square remembers local fallen hero (10 November 2022)

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.

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