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Preston business news 2024

Find out about the latest business and investment news across Preston.

Keep up to date with the latest investment, development and business news targeted at local businesses and organisations across Preston.

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Julie Palmer, Preston City Council

18 June 2024: Julie Palmer is the Regeneration Manager at Preston City Council - playing a leading role in the city's transformational growth.

All you need to know about International Trade

14 June 2024: If you've been considering trading outside of the UK but don't know where to start, then training and support via UK Shared Prosperity Funding, delivered by North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, could help you get started.

Next chapter in the delivery of the tram bridge

16 May 2024: The next chapter unfolds for the much-loved Tram Bridge, with some preparatory work starting on site and Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council marking this occasion with the opening of a new public exhibition about the bridge.

Crane Operation Marks Major Milestone in The Harris Your Place Project

9 May 2024: The Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library in Preston is currently reaching a significant phase in its ongoing restoration project.

Preston's £45m+ Animate leisure complex on tenterhooks

1 May 2024: A local artist's homage to the history and culture of Preston has been completed at the city's £45m-plus Animate leisure complex, one of six major projects planned under the Harris Quarter Towns Fund Investment Programme.

Marie Percival, Preston City Council

26 April 2024: Marie Percival is the Head of Property at the Council - having joined the authority in 2022 at a time of great change.

Planning permission approved for new grassroots sports facilities

25 April 2024: Plans for a new sports and community facility at Preston's Ashton Park have been approved.

BBC Radio 2 in the Park 2024

24 April 2024: Radio 2's flagship annual live music event, Radio 2 in the Park, will take place this year in Moor Park in Preston, on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September.

Topping out ceremony at Preston's £45m+ Animate leisure complex

18 March 2024: A topping out ceremony has been held to mark the highest point of the build at Preston's Animate leisure complex, the latest milestone in the £45 million+ scheme, one of six major projects planned under Preston's Harris Quarter Towns Fund Investment Programme.

The Harris unveils new space celebrating diversity and identity

15 March 2024: The Harris, Preston's cultural hub, is thrilled to unveil the newly imagined First Floor Balcony. This revitalised space is designed with a clear purpose: to immerse visitors in a blend of library services, art and museum collections.

Preston's young people to choose Youth Zone brand name

5 March 2024: Young people living in Preston and beyond are being invited to choose the new name and brand for their Youth Zone.

Refreshed Boost Access to Finance service brings in two new advisers

27 February 2024: Lancashire's Boost Access to Finance service has recruited two new advisers as part of a new-look support programme designed to help ambitious Lancashire businesses secure finance to achieve their growth ambitions.