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


Brew + Bake to Leave Preston Market Hall (31 March 2022)

Popular, family run Café, Brew + Bake will be leaving Preston Market at the end of March. In just 4 years at the Market, Brew + Bake have transformed themselves from a start-up company to an extremely successful small independent business.

MoMoz Expands at Preston Markets (30 March 2022)

Popular Indian Street food vendor MoMoz are changing their name to Chacha's as they double the size of their stall.

Rugby League World Cup Trophies are coming to Preston (28 March 2022)

On Wednesday 30 March, the three Rugby League World Cup trophies will be visiting Preston as part of the host cities trophy tour, to mark 200 days to go until the tournament begins.

Iconic Preston Sign to be Unveiled (25 March 2022)

A unique Preston sign has been designed, fabricated and is ready to be unveiled this Wednesday 30th March on the Flag Market.

Preston's Long Serving Markets Manager Set to Retire (24 March 2022)

Preston Markets long serving manager David Bullock is set to retire from his position this week. A familiar face for over 20 years, Dave has seen many changes take place within the historic Victorian canopy and is arguably the longest serving Markets Officer in the UK to date.

New vision set out for Preston's Railway Station Quarter (23 March 2022)

An ambitious draft framework has been announced which will guide the regeneration and redevelopment of the area around the railway station in Preston City Centre.

Prestonians Aid Ukraine (23 March 2022)

In just 2 weeks, the Mayor of Preston's appeal for donations for Ukraine has raised over £3000. This money has been transferred directly to the Polish Red Cross branch in Kalisz, our twin city, to buy and deliver essential items to their partner city in Ukraine, Kamieniec Podolski.

Look up! Preston High Street Celebrates the Jubilee (22 March 2022)

From 25 March until the end of June, Preston's city centre will be hosting a Jubilee themed installation above Fishergate, Church Street and part of Friargate, using the Christmas lights infrastructure.

Making Homes from Houses in Preston continues with Phase 3 (22 March 2022)

Twenty-two properties in Preston have already been refurbished and returned to family homes as part of the Making Homes from Houses project having been empty for a total of 78 years.

Preston Named the Best City to Live and Work in the North West (21 March 2022)

Preston has been named the best city to live and work in the North West in the Demos-PWC Good Growth for Cities Index.

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