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

Preston’s Big Pedal & Family Festival coming to Avenham Park

This counts as a quiet day when the sun shines on Avenham Park Preston’s Big Pedal & Family Festival is coming to Avenham Park this month. Sunday, July 26 will see cyclists get on their bike and head down to the park for […]

1 year ago
Diary of a much loved city centre Gem known as Winckley Square

Winckley Square Gardens Feature We have been reporting the affairs of Winckley Square since the inception of Blog Preston in 2009. It was then that a plan had been hatched and submitted to the Heritage […]

1 year ago
Funding for £1.2m Winckley Square Gardens restoration is approved

Winckley Square, Preston - From North Side £1.2m project will provide a ‘sympathetic restoration’ of Winckley Square Gardens Project could start in 2016 News is a ‘big day in the history of Preston’ Project bid led by […]

1 year ago
The Big Lunch on Ashton Park becomes a great success story

Feature Image Preston has just put on the biggest Big Lunch the city has ever seen.  In fact it was showcased amongst the top in the country. The community came together to […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Votes needed to restore Moor Park play area

Moor Park play area in its current condition The Friends of Moor Park are urgently asking for your votes to fund new play area equipment. The Grade II listed site is already due to have almost £2million spent […]

1 year ago
In pictures: Race for Life 2015 at Moor Park

rfl15 Around 1,250 women took on the Race for Life 5k and 10k routes to raise money for cancer research. Preston’s Moor Park was once again the setting for the race […]

1 year ago
The Big Lunch comes to Ashton Park

the oldest tree in the field The Big Lunch comes to Ashton Park in Preston on Sunday June 7. The Big Lunch is an annual family fun day and is hosted at various locations across the […]

1 year ago
Preston park playgrounds to go smokefree

Councillor Robert Boswell holding up one of the new signs in Ashton Park Signs are going up in childrens playgrounds across Preston parks aimed at stopping people smoking. Preston City Council is urging smokers to kick the habit near play areas in city […]

1 year ago
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