Harris Museum Preston

Harris Museum tries again with lottery funding bid

Lancashire County Council is set to agree to put forward £1m towards an £11m project to redevelop the grade one-listed Harris Museum in Preston, ahead of a £4.5m bid for Heritage Lottery funding.

Dca Urban Hub Preston

Student development secures consent in Preston

The Pillars Holdings scheme, named Urban Hub, comprises 425 self-contained studio apartments over six storeys and has been designed by local practice David Cox Architects.

Invest in Central Lancashire 2018

Outgoing Preston chief executive praises city ‘dynamism’

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Today is Preston City Council chief executive Lorraine Norris’s final day before she retires after nine years in the post, handing over to interim Adrian Phillips. Place North West talks to Norris about her legacy, Preston’s progress, and Lancashire’s chance for devolution.