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


Preston Markets to launch new website with prizes to be won! (2 August 2022)

A brand-new, all-encompassing website for Preston Markets will go live this month with a chance to win some exciting prizes.

Preston parks awarded Green Flag status (26 July 2022)

Preston City Council is celebrating today after receiving a Green Flag Award for some of it parks.

Preston City Council secures bid for safer streets in the city (Monday 25 July)

Church Street and Lancaster Road are just two areas of Preston set to become safer thanks to recent Home Office funding to reduce crime

Preston City Council commits to Councils for Fair Tax declaration (21 July 2022)

At a recent full council meeting, Preston City Council Members agreed to approve the Fair Tax Foundation's Councils for Fair Tax Declaration.

Latest figures reveal reduction in Preston's child poverty (20 July 2022)

A new report reveals that the number of children in Preston living in poverty has fallen.

The Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay comes to Preston (11 July 2022)

The Queen's Baton will be travelling through Preston this month, 10 years after the Olympic Torch visited Preston on route to the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Preston celebrates 100 day countdown to Rugby League World Cup (7 July 2022)

The Rugby League World Cup begins its 100-day countdown today in the run-up to the tournament's opening game on 15 October when the men's England and Samoa teams face each other at St James' Park in Newcastle.

Preston Guild legacy festival Lancashire Encounter brings culture and arts to city centre (4 July 2022)

Established in 2015 as a legacy of the famous Preston Guild celebrations, the Lancashire Encounter Festival has succeeded in delivering a plethora of fascinating, profound and exciting performances along with cultural experiences to Preston city centre. This year's festival is set to be just as extraordinary.

We Are Invisible, We Are Visible Event (28 June 2022)

On Saturday 2 July 2022, 31 disabled artists are set to disrupt 30 locations with surreal interventions, in recognition of the 102nd anniversary of the first DaDa International Exhibition for the We Are Invisible, We Are Visible project.

Temporary car park to close as work begins on city centre development (27 June 2022)

The temporary Market Surface car park, will be permanently closed next month as preparations for a major new city centre development begin.

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