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The Harris will temporarily close from 5pm on Saturday 2 October.

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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.

Exciting plans for The Harris when it re-opens in 2024

We are delighted to have this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to preserve and celebrate the original features of the Grade I listed Harris and protect them for the future.

Fantastic Finale to Lancashire Encounter (17 September 2021)

Join Preston City Council for the grand finale of Lancashire Encounter on Saturday 2 October 2021.

Consultation - Taxi Licensing Policy (16 September 2021)

We have launched a consultation on new draft policies on how we licence and regulate taxi and private hire vehicles, drivers and operators and are asking for the public's views.

Lancashire Encounter is back! (13 September 2021)

Kicking off on Friday 17 September and running to Saturday 2nd October, Encounter celebrates Lancashire's rich and diverse cultural offer and sees the city brought to life with an exciting programme of contemporary and community arts from across the county.

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