Council news 2023
Keep up to date with all the latest news and updates from Preston City Council.
8 November 2023: Preston City Council is looking for quality partners to deliver nine skills development programmes to support local people, as part of its UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) programme. Interested organisations are invited to apply now via the Council's website.
6 November 2023: Statement from Councillor Nweeda Khan, Cabinet Member for Communities and Social Justice, that sets out the Council's stance against any form of hate crime.
27 October 2023: The 'p/reloved' initiative, led by the talented artist Joseph Doubtfire, has captured the essence of creativity and connected with local charities, charity shops, and the Preston community.
25 October 2023: The Harris, one of Preston's most iconic cultural institutions, is thrilled to announce its 130th anniversary on the 26 October 2023. This remarkable milestone is not only a celebration of history but also a testament to The Harris' commitment to progress and transformation.
24 October 2023: Preston will launch a People's Climate Jury early in 2024 which will provide Preston residents with a chance to have their say on how we tackle climate change in our city.
19 October 2023: Preston City Council has accepted funding from Sport England to support the increased running costs at the city's two leisure centres at West View and Fulwood.
5 October 2023: Preston's Animate leisure complex, one of six major projects planned under the Harris Quarter Towns Fund Investment Programme, is to pay homage to the City's history and culture of the Harris Quarter.
5 October 2023: The Harris, a cherished cultural institution in the heart of Preston, has announced a significant update regarding its reopening plans for the Harris Your Place project.
4 October 2023: We have commissioned two local organisations to offer a new service helping local people with complex needs find work, gain skills or take part in training.