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This category relates to all things to do with parks in Preston.

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 […]

2 weeks 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month ago
Historical origins of the Deepdale Enclosure in Preston

With the recent news of the Deepdale Enclosure to keep its special heritage status, we thought that it would be interesting to look into this small area and its fascinating […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Completion of £1.2m Winckley Square Gardens is a ‘landmark day’ for Preston

£1.2m ‘sympathetic restoration’ of Winckley Square Gardens now complete Reopening hailed as a ‘landmark day for Preston city centre signalling an ‘exciting future’ Square reopened by Preston’s Mayor Coun John […]

2 months ago
Preston park and play areas bags revamp funding

How Euston Street's old swings look A city centre park tucked away down a side street is to receive funding for a spruce up. Euston Street Park’s friends group has been successful in securing nearly £10,000 […]

2 months ago
The beauty of this new park near Preston has been recognised

The St Catherine's Park has been welcoming visitors A new park created near a Preston hospice has been recognised with a national award. St Catherine’s Park was created by combining hospice grounds with nearby land in Lostock Hall […]

2 months ago
Moor Park restoration project sees grotto brought back into use

Grotto has been tidied up Multi-million pound restoration work on the oldest park in Preston is now in full swing. Moor Park is seeing a £2.35m revamp to bring it back to its Victorian era […]

2 months ago
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