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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.

Visiting Preston is about to get a lot more festive (11 November 2021)

Whether you're doing your Christmas shopping, catching up with friends or going 'Out Out' Preston City Centre has all the festive cheer you're looking for.

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

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

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

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.

World Mental Health Day Event

This Saturday 09 October, join the Preston Wellfest Network on the Flag Market to mark World Mental Health Day.

What a night, Preston!

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

Don't miss the Fantastic Finale to Lancashire Encounter (27 September 2021)

Join Preston City Council for a stunning grand finale to Lancashire Encounter on Saturday 2 October. From 7pm a mesmerising Thank You torchlight parade held by the Mayor of Preston, followed by a spectacular fireworks display, will be on show for visitors to the city centre.

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