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Sadness as final Run Preston takes place – axed due to spiralling costs

The start and finish of Run Preston was moved into Friargate due to the Markets work The start and finish of Run Preston was moved into Friargate due to the Markets work Sunday morning saw the final Run Preston event take place in the city centre, […]

3 weeks ago
Spot yourself at super hero assault course in Avenham Park

Taking on the assault course in Avenham Park Taking on the assault course in Avenham Park Avenham Park saw a visit from Batman, Spiderman and Wonderwoman during Saturday (16 September). The Hero Assault Course was set up in […]

4 weeks ago
Bandstand in Miller Park targeted by arsonists

The bandstand was taped off on Sunday morning Pic: Wendy Park The bandstand was taped off on Sunday morning Pic: Wendy Park An arson investigation has been launched after vandalism in Miller Park. The grade-II listed park was targeted on Sunday […]

1 month ago
Memorial benches unveiled in Moor Park

The Halewood family with councillor Robert Boswell (right) The Halewood family with councillor Robert Boswell (right) Three families have chosen to mark their loved ones by having a bench dedicated to them in Moor Park. As part of […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Funding secured for new toddlers play area on Euston Street Park

Euston Street Park is being worked on by volunteers Preston City Council have recently approved the second phase of a scheme in Euston Street Park, which is aimed specifically at toddlers and children below six years of age. Parks […]

2 months ago
Future of former Victorian coach house becomes clearer

One of the proposals for the former coach house One of the proposals for the former coach house A decision on what to do with a former Victorian coach house in Penwortham has moved a step closer. More than […]

2 months ago
Pollution warning at Cuerden Valley Park river

The River Lostock has turned a murky brown colour The River Lostock has turned a murky brown colour A river near Preston appears to have been contaminated with pollution. Environment Agency officers are working to find the source of […]

2 months ago
Swiss Chalet damaged by arsonists during attack

The Swiss Chalet remains open despite the vandalism Pic: Tony Worrall The Swiss Chalet remains open despite the vandalism Pic: Tony Worrall A listed building in Avenham Park has been damaged by vandals. Avenham Park’s Swiss Chalet has a section boarded […]

2 months ago
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