Council news 2023
Keep up to date with all the latest news and updates from Preston City Council.
3 July 2023: We invite you to become a vital part of an extraordinary evening of community celebration, music, and artistic expression by supporting the Torchlight Procession at the Encounter Festival on Saturday 16 September. This special event is seeking your support to ensure its success and continued growth.
Monday 3 July 2023: A major new £207m road scheme linking parts of Preston and the Fylde Coast to the M55 motorway, will open to the public at 11am today (Monday 3 July).
30 June 2023: Preston City Council has approved a Social Value Procurement Framework (SVPF) as a central part of its commitment to increasing the 'social value' or benefit received by local communities through its procurement activity.
15 June 2023: Preston's Leighton Street Traveller Site has been successfully awarded £337,220 for essential refurbishment and improvements to the site from the Department of Levelling Up Housing and Communities' (DLUHC) Traveller Site Fund.
On Wednesday, 14 June, between 10am and 2pm, Preston Wellfest is holding an event in support of Men's Health Week at The Gentry Bar, Preston North End Deepdale Stadium, PR1 6RU.
2 June 2023: Preston City Council has launched a competitive commissioning round to identify partners to deliver key elements of Preston's investment plan for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF).
31 May 2023: If you have a small business and are looking for premises, the council's property portfolio might have just what you're looking for.
25 May 2023: Preston's programme for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund has been approved by the city council which will benefit the city's communities, businesses and residents by building pride in Preston and increasing life chances.
15 May 2023: A special delegation from South Korea visited Preston recently to meet Cllr Matthew Brown, Leader of Preston City Council, to learn about 'The Preston Model' and the city's ground-breaking work on Community Wealth Building.