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‘Selfish’ vandal wrecks Miller Park trees

Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria It looks like strong winds have blown through one of Preston’s glorious parks. But it is a human hand which […]

2 days ago
Coach House restoration in Hurst Grange Park secures funds

The coach house in Hurst Grange Park dates to the 1850s The coach house in Hurst Grange Park dates to the 1850s An important first step on bringing an abandoned Victorian coach house near Preston into use has been taken. The […]

2 months ago
The best bluebell walks in and around Preston

Springtime is the perfect season to discover carpets of flowering bluebells in beautiful woodlands in the local area. Preston offers many places to help you discover the top spots for […]

2 months ago
Military veterans garden opening doors to the public

The walled garden in Ashton Park The walled garden in Ashton Park A community garden helping military veterans is celebrating its fourth birthday. Dig In North West has two events running as it marks the occasion. […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement There will be a cafe in Moor Park – and you could run it

This will become a cafe serving Moor Park This will become a cafe serving Moor Park A former bowls pavilion has been refurbished in Preston’s biggest park – and the council now wants someone to run it as […]

3 months ago
Fire spinners to perform in Miller Park

Fire spinning is due to take place Flames are going to leap around Avenham and Miller Parks during Sunday. Fire spinning is taking place and anyone can give it a go. Organiser Joshua Holden says he’s hoping […]

6 months ago
Bums out! Ben Ashworth’s Cheeky Santa Dash is back

Bottoms out, pert and ready for the third annual cheeky Santa Dash. Hundreds of runners are expected to turn out to support Preston’s Ben Ashworth. Ben, who has run many […]

6 months ago
Cannons, statues and the Belverdere a short history of Avenham Park landmarks

The 'peace' cannon and the frog in Avenham Park The recent Heritage lottery funded restoration of Avenham and Miller parks has highlighted the presence of a number of art works that can be viewed when visiting. Some are better […]

7 months ago
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