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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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Preston's historic songs on display at Preston Markets

26 April 2023?: A historic collection of Preston's Victorian street songs are set to be displayed and performed at Preston Market Hall.

Adhan/Call to Prayer to Mark Eid in Preston

20 April 2023: Mosques in Preston have been given permission by Preston City Council to amplify the Adhan/Call to Prayer for Eid this coming weekend.

Next stage of construction work starts on Preston's £45m+ Animate leisure complex

12 April 2023: Piling work has started on Preston's Animate leisure complex. The £45 million+ scheme is one of six major projects planned under Preston's Harris Quarter Towns Fund Investment Programme.

International Market Heads to Preston

03 April 2023: Market Place (Europe) Ltd have teamed up with Preston Markets to bring fine food, drinks and crafts from across the world from Thursday 13 until Saturday 15 April on Preston's Flag Market.

Lancashire Local Authorities land £41m for Home Upgrade Grants

30 March 2023: Cosy Homes in Lancashire - an initiative which represents 14 of the county's Local Authorities - has secured a £41m funding pot to help residents make their homes more energy efficient.

Preston Youth Zone awarded Youth Investment Fund grant

28 March 2023: Preston Youth Zone has been awarded a £6.2 million Youth Investment Fund grant to build the new state-of-the-art youth centre.

NHS Vacancies filled through Community Wealth Building

27 March 2023: A jobs fair held at a Preston community centre has gone on to fill more than 30 local positions* within the NHS. And the success of working in partnership with the community shows no signs of stopping.

Preston Tennis Courts refurbishment ahead of summer

23 March 2023: Tennis facilities at Moor Park, Haslam Park and Ashton Park will close for upgrades and redevelopment ahead of summer 2023.

Growing the Cooperative economy through Community Wealth Building

23 March 2023: As our communities continue to build back from the pandemic and continue to struggle with the ongoing cost of living crisis, Preston City Council's commitment to providing a fairer and inclusive city for all its residents is as important as ever.

Trader celebrates 45 years at Preston Markets

17 March 2023: A Preston Markets trader is celebrating his 45th year of business.

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