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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.

New partnership launches in Preston to tackle underage drinking (24 June 2022)

A Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) has launched in Preston to highlight the risks of underage drinking and improve the health and wellbeing of local young people.

The Harris redefines its Community Empowerment Guidelines (23 June 2022)

New Community Empowerment Guidelines have recently been developed to ensure the local community remains at the heart of the Harris' work.

Extra funding as part of Household Support Fund - Round 2 (21 June 2022)

A further amount of much needed cash has been made available to local authorities under the Household Support Fund scheme from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP).

Thursday Second Hand Market Returns (20 June 2022)

After two years away, the Second Hand Market is set to return to an additional Thursday slot at Preston Markets.

Ongoing work on the former Evoque nightclub and Odeon cinema (20 June 2022)

Following last month's fire at the former Evoque nightclub and Odeon cinema on Church Street, contractors are continuing to clear the site of the emergency demolition works.

Time for an MOT this Men's Health Week (13 June 2022)

Men's Health Week raises awareness of health issues that affect men and focusses on health problems they may have, or could develop, and to gain the courage to do something about it.

Preston City Council appoint new Deputy Chief Executive (8 June 2022)

Preston City Council has announced the appointment of a new Deputy Chief Executive, following the retirement of Neil Fairhurst. Following an extensive recruitment process, Sarah Threlfall has been appointed to the role.

June's award-winning comedy performances at Preston's The MET (1 June 2022)

Preston's new mobile pop-up events tent - The MET - will see major talent comedians perform in the city centre venue as part of the summer programme of events. Located in the Harris Quarter, adjacent to Preston's Markets, The MET has already hosted several workshops, performances and events for all the family.

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee (25 May 2022)

2022 marks the 70th year of Her Majesty The Queen's reign, meaning The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a platinum jubilee.

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