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Media statement on decision of Planning Inspector regarding the land at Cardwell Farm, Barton (10 March 2021)

Media statement on decision of Planning Inspector regarding the land at Cardwell Farm, Barton.

All essential workers encouraged to get regular tests at Harris test centre (9 March 2021)

All essential workers in Preston are being encouraged to access free COVID-19 testing in the city centre following an expansion of the scheme.

Blog - International Women's Day 2021 (5 March 2021)

This year the theme is 'Choose to Challenge' and this Blog takes a look at the women who chose to challenge the norm in Preston and helped build our city.

Leader's letter to Secretary of State re: vaccination roll-out (5 March 2021)

Leader of the Council, Councillor Matthew Brown has written to Matt Hancock asking for prioritisation of the roll-out of the vaccination programme for Preston due to the continued higher rates of infection in the city.

'Stick to the rules' - Prestonians encouraged as rates in the city remain above national average (4 March 2021)

People in Preston are being encouraged to stick to the rules and play their part in preventing the spread of COVID-19 after new figures showed rates in the city remain nearly double the national average.

Leader of the Council statement on mobile testing at Moor Park (4 March 2021)

There's a mobile Covid-19 testing site available at Moor Park Avenue for the next few days.

Preston secures £20.9m for Harris Quarter investment programme (3 March)

Preston has been awarded £20.9m from the government's Towns Fund for a series of ambitious regeneration projects within the city's emerging Harris Quarter.

New project to help Preston residents team up to cut their food bills (21 February 2021)

A new project has been launched in the city to help residents work together to reduce their expenditure and tackle food poverty.

Harris Open 2021 is extra special (1 March 2021)

Covid-19 restrictions have not stopped local artists from getting creative this year with over 250 artworks submitted to the Harris Open - the popular annual exhibition featuring local artistic talent.

Record number of volunteers needed for trailblazing Rugby League World Cup 2021 power squad (25 February 2021)

The Rugby League World Cup 2021 is presenting a record number of volunteering opportunities with the chance to be part of the biggest and best ever Rugby League World Cup (RLWC).

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