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Council news 2021

Help shape plans for new railway station in north west Preston (15 December 2021)

People are encouraged to give their views to shape plans for a new railway station in north-west Preston, which will improve access to work and leisure opportunities.

Preston Youth Zone - new location approved (13 December 2021)

A significant milestone was reached on Thursday, when in full council it was approved that Preston City Council would provide the land for the Preston Youth Zone, in a key city centre location.

Re-imagining the Harris project update (9 December 2021)

Today at full council, following a thorough procurement process, Preston City Council have appointed Conlon Construction Ltd as the Re-imagining the Harris Project preferred main contractor, project partner.

Partnership approach for Rough Sleeping Initiative (9 December 2021)

The weather is taking a turn for the worse and therefore people in our local community are quite rightly thinking about those who are homeless and don't have a roof over their heads.

First Tenant Confirmed for Animate, Cinema and Leisure Complex (08 December 2021)

Hollywood Bowl is coming to Preston as part of the city owned multi-million pound cinema and leisure complex, Animate.

New Planning Application Submitted for Animate Cinema and Leisure Complex (1 December 2021)

A planning application for the city owned multi-million pound cinema and leisure complex, Animate, has been lodged by Preston City Council.

The Queen's Green Canopy - 10,000 trees to be planted (16 November 2021)

The Queen's Green Canopy (QGC) will unveil two key initiatives during National Tree Week this month - a community led project to plant 10,000 trees in Bradford, and the launch of a QGC "Champion Cities" initiative, of which Preston is one.

Preston adds its first name to national list of rogue landlords (5 November 2021)

Preston property landlord fined £24,750 and told to repay his tenants almost £47,000 in rent.

Preston 'Pop Up' mural pays tribute to Guild Wheel and its creator (22 October 2021)

A piece of street art which pays homage to the Guild Wheel cycle route and its creator has appeared in Preston, and the Towns Fund Board is looking for more buildings in Preston to be host to future murals.

The Harris library opens in the Guild Hall (20 October 2021)

The Harris library and IT services has now opened in its new temporary 'home from home' in the Guild Hall.

Preston celebrates as parks and green spaces once again win Green Flag Awards (14 October 2021)

In a record-breaking year for the Green Flag Award, as the scheme marks its Silver Jubilee, with six of Preston's Parks included in the 2,127 celebrating success today.

What a night, Preston! (4 October 2021)

Despite the heavy rainfall, spectators lined the streets of Preston to see the mesmerising Thank You torchlight parade hosted by the Mayor of Preston.

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