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Council news 2023


Keep up to date with all the latest news and updates from Preston City Council.

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Guild Hall closed pending surveys amid national roofing fears

11 September 2023: It is believed that RAAC (reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete) is present in the roof panels of the Grand Hall and Charter Theatre within the Guild Hall. Following national guidance and pending a thorough investigation by specialist structural engineers, both venues will remain closed and secured.

Heritage Skills experience day in Preston celebrates success

8 September 2023: The Heritage Skills Experience Day at Preston's Flag Market, held on August 31, 2023, exceeded all expectations as it provided a unique platform for the public to immerse themselves in the world of traditional craftsmanship.

World Suicide Prevention awareness event in Preston

5 September 2023: To raise awareness of world suicide prevention, come along to a special event at Preston's Bus Station between 10am and 3.30pm on Saturday 9 September, hosted by Preston Wellfest.

Encounter Festival showcases a diverse and captivating lineup

1 September 2023: Encounter Festival is pleased to unveil the exceptional lineup of performances that will take over Preston with creativity and performance during the weekend of Friday 15 until Sunday 17 September.

Encounter Festival - Community and Traditions stage

31 August 2023: Encounter Festival is proud to announce the Community and Traditions Stage, a vibrant platform that will celebrate local talent and cultural traditions during the festival.

Preston shared economy grant awarded to Brookfield project

31 August 2023: Preston City Council has approved funding to support energy efficiency delivered by a new cooperative business on the Brookfield estate.

Art Exhibition at the Foxton Centre Explores the Path to Wellbeing

30 August 2023: The Harris in collaboration with The Foxton Centre is pleased to announce an upcoming art exhibition that delves into the journey towards wellbeing through artistic expression.

UK Media & Events Limited to Drive Production and Event Delivery Services

30 August 2023: Preston City Council proudly announces a new partnership with UK Media & Events Limited, a local powerhouse, to lead the production and event delivery services for the city of Preston.

Tipsy Chef expands with grand opening of second restaurant

29 August 2023: After the resounding success of their debut restaurant within Preston Market Hall, which opened in April 2022, Tipsy Chef Street Food have launched a second venue in Preston city centre.

Match ready tennis facilities in Preston

10 August 2023: Three park tennis venues have been renovated - Moor Park, Ashton Park and Haslam Park - with over £243,000 of investment helping ensure that quality facilities are available for the local community.

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