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

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Audio equipment seized following noise complaint (22 April 2021)

On Friday 16 April, officers from the Council's Environmental Protection team seized several items of sound amplification equipment from an address on Lulworth Avenue, Ashton.

Media statement on the Closure Notice for Reps Gym, Preston (21 April 2021)

Media statement from Ally Brown, Director of Environment and Communities at Preston City Council, on the Closure Notice for Reps Gym, Preston.

City Council to Commission Local Artists for City Centre Exhibition (21 April 2021)

Preston Live Arts Festival is inviting applications for local artists to create and submit unique work celebrating the city of Preston and its people.

Regular Covid testing available for everyone

Free COVID tests have been made available to everyone from Monday 19 April to help spot new cases quickly as lockdown restrictions continue to ease.

Restart Grant opens for Preston businesses (12 April 2021)

A new government grant scheme to support businesses closed during lockdown is now open for applications.

Statement from Mayor of Preston, Councillor David Borrow, following the death of HRH Prince Phillip (9 April 2021)

Statement from Mayor of Preston, Councillor David Borrow, following the death of HRH Prince Phillip. The Union flags at Preston Town Hall are being flown at half mast, further announcements will be made in due course.

The Harris set to welcome back visitors after 4 months (9 April 2021)

The Harris will welcome the public back after 4 months of closure to its ground floor spaces and public services on the 12 April with three special offers to encourage people to return to visit.

Celebrate Egg Rolling differently for 2021 (29 March 2021)

Residents and visitors are reminded there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in Easter activities at home, or in one of Preston's many parks and open spaces.

Award for Preston community organisation, Let's Grow Preston

A local community organisation has been recognised for its work to support communities with access to food during the pandemic.

Ambitious transformation of Preston's Harris to go ahead (25 March 2021)

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has approved critical £4.5m funding for £10m #HarrisYourPlace project.

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