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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 Wellfest event for Men's Health week (8 June 2023)

On Wednesday, 14 June, between 10am and 2pm, Preston Wellfest is holding an event in support of Men's Health Week at The Gentry Bar, Preston North End Deepdale Stadium, PR1 6RU.

Bidding Round Goes Live for Preston's UK Shared Prosperity Fund Projects

2 June 2023: Preston City Council has launched a competitive commissioning round to identify partners to deliver key elements of Preston's investment plan for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF).

Looking for business premises? We could have just what you need

31 May 2023: If you have a small business and are looking for premises, the council's property portfolio might have just what you're looking for.

Preston Supports Climate Change and Community Wealth Building Through New Funding

25 May 2023: Preston's programme for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund has been approved by the city council which will benefit the city's communities, businesses and residents by building pride in Preston and increasing life chances.

Preston Welcomes New Mayor

18 May 2023: The city of Preston has formally welcomed Councillor Yakub Patel as its 695th Mayor for 2023/24, a position that dates back to 1327.

South Korean visitors learn about ' The Preston Model'

15 May 2023: A special delegation from South Korea visited Preston recently to meet Cllr Matthew Brown, Leader of Preston City Council, to learn about 'The Preston Model' and the city's ground-breaking work on Community Wealth Building.

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.

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