Council news 2020
Preston City Council will introduce a number of adjustments to its services to support people and businesses in the city impacted by the COVID19 virus.
Preston City Council has paid out over £9.3million of grants to 780 local businesses as part of a Government support scheme.
The current Mayor of Preston, Councillor David Borrow, will be one of only three mayors in the past 100 years to serve the role in Preston for over a year.
Following last year's announcement of National Lottery development funding, we're now delighted to introduce the partner team for the ambitious Re-Imagining the Harris project.
Councillor Ian Donnell has stood down as a Councillor for Preston Rural East to embark on a new career as a doctor after completion of his medical training at Royal Preston Hospital.
Preston's weekend of arts, music and performances - Lancashire Encounter - is another casualty of the Coronavirus pandemic and will now return in September 2021.
The Harris and Preston Markets to light up purple to support the fight against racism. (1 June 2020)
The Harris and Preston Markets will be lit purple from late Monday 1 June until Wednesday 3 June in solidarity with those protesting racism and injustice worldwide.
With 500 days to go until the opening fixture of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), tournament organisers have announced that Preston will be the training base for Wales' men's team.
Preston Partnership is going virtual until at least April 2021 in order to continue its dialogue with businesses and organisations from the public, private and third sector about the future, strengths and opportunities of the city.