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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.

Say "Cheese" with new Wallace and Gromit bench sculpture in Preston (10 September 2021)

The bronze sculpture of Wallace and Gromit has been welcomed to Preston, the home city of the animated duo's creator, Honorary Freeman of the City Nick Park, today.

Free webinar for prospective entrepreneurs interested in new business models (8 September 2021)

Prospective business owners and entrepreneurs are being offered the chance to learn more about different models of business ownership at a free webinar in September.

Preston Welcomes 50 Afghan Refugees (02 September 2021)

Preston has joined with cities and towns across the UK, and further afield to open its doors to Afghan refugees as British and American troops withdraw from Afghanistan.

Don't miss a thing as Lancashire Encounter festival returns (24 August 2021)

Lancashire Encounter is a festival to discover, experience and be immersed in a bold and imaginative spectacle of performance, music, street theatre and art. Join us at sites across Preston city centre from Friday 17 September to Saturday 2 October.

Mayor of Preston launches Covid Thank You Parade (20 August 2021)

Mayor of Preston, Councillor Javed Iqbal, has announced a Covid Thank You parade to take place in Preston this autumn.

EVENT CANCELLED: WW2 veterans to be honoured at Armed Forces Day service in Preston (19 August 2021)

Please note - the Preston & District Veterans Council have taken the difficult decision to cancel the Armed Forces parade and accompanying event due to the forecasted heavy rain.

Funding deal approved for Preston's proposed £40m cinema and leisure scheme (19 August 2021)

Plans for Preston's multi-million pound cinema and leisure complex took an important step forward today as Councillors agreed a funding package for the project.

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