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Council news 2023

For news relating to the current year see council news 2024.

Businesses and residents invited to 'have your say' on planned improvements to Friargate South

21 December 2023: A public consultation has been launched for a scheme that will improve the public realm along one of Preston's main retail thoroughfares.

Preston City Council dials up plans to breathe new life into historic red telephone boxes

19 December 2023: Preston City Council is progressing with its plans to restore nine Grade Two-listed red telephone boxes in the heart of the city.

Planning Submitted For New Grassroots Sports Facilities For Preston

18 December 2023: Plans for a £9.7million sports hub, café, football pitches and pedestrian access routes for Preston's Ashton Park have been submitted for planning approval by Eric Wright Construction on behalf of Preston City Council following a report that was approved by full December Council.

Christmas in Preston Events Uplift City Spirit and Economy

18 December 2023: The vibrant and diverse array of Christmas events in Preston has not only ignited the festive spirit but also led to a substantial surge in footfall, marking a monumental success for the city and its community.

Free support on offer for local businesses

11 December 2023: Preston City Council has invested nearly £2m of its £5m+ UK Shared Prosperity funding specifically to support local businesses. The money has been shared between six distinct projects that provide free advice and practical help for all types of companies., from newly registered sole traders to established small to medium-sized enterprises looking to grow.

Preston Hosts People's Powerhouse Convention 2023

6 December 2023: This November, Preston played host to the People's Powerhouse Convention, 'This is the North 2023', a two-day packed schedule of workshops, seminars, talks, walking tours, a mini film festival and social gatherings, spread across various venues in the city.

Eminent Professor shares study findings with local Councillors

24 November 2023: Published author Professor Ben Barr joined elected members today to present his research into the correlation between Community Wealth Building and improved outcomes for local people in terms of mental health and wellbeing.

The Harris acquires Kingfisher Couture's Rose Dress

24 November 2023: The Harris in Preston is delighted to announce the acquisition of the exquisite Rose Dress by designer Ross Griffiths, known for his label Kingfisher Couture, purchased with support from the Arts Council England/V&A Purchase Grant Fund.

Preston City Council calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza

22 November 2023: At an Extraordinary Council meeting called today (22 November 2023), Preston councillors overwhelmingly backed a Notice of Motion for an immediate ceasefire in the region of Gaza by all parties and the unconditional release of all hostages and will lobby the Government accordingly.

Fire Garden magic to transform Preston Parks

20 November 2023: Preston City Council presents two nights of incredible fire displays at Avenham and Miller Parks on Saturday and Sunday 3 December.

Christmas in Preston - A Season of Festive Magic

16 November 2023: The holiday season is approaching, and the city of Preston is gearing up to celebrate in style. This year's Christmas in Preston promises a diverse array of festivities, offering something for everyone to enjoy.

Visit to Preston by Akyaaba Addai-Sebo and Dr. Adotey Bing-Pappoe

15 November 2023: Founder of Black History Month UK Visits Preston to learn more about Community Wealth Building and the 'Preston Model'.

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