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

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. […]

20 hours ago
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 weeks 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

5 months 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 […]

5 months ago
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 […]

5 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 […]

5 months ago
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