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

Dogging graffiti returns to Moor Park toilet block

The graffiti battle in Moor Park continues as a new breed of dog has been spray-painted on a toilet wall. Preston City Council issued a warning poster when two dogs […]

2 years ago
Exploring Ashton Park’s walled garden built by armed forces veterans

Donna Rowe-Green who showed us round the project A little oasis of gardening and woodwork for armed forces veterans in Ashton opened its doors to the public on Saturday. Dig In North West runs the garden in Ashton […]

2 years ago
In pictures: It’s a Knockout Funfest on Avenham Park

It was fun and games all the way on Avenham Park as ‘It’s a Knockout’ returned to Preston on Saturday with competing teams helping to raise money for the Cash […]

2 years ago
Seven great places to walk your dog in and around Preston

beacon fell What better way to take advantage of the longer evenings and the warmer weather than taking a walk with our furry friends. Here are a few beauty spots from in […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement What future for Preston parkrun after Bristol ‘charging’ decision?

Parkrunners setting off in the Spring sunshine Pic: Robert Williams Preston parkrun has issued a statement as part of a nationwide response to a decision by a parish council in Bristol to charge parkrunners to use its park. The decision […]

2 years ago
Microchipping your dog in Preston: Everything you need to know

From April 2016 it will be compulsory for all dogs over the age of 8 weeks, in the UK, to be microchipped. Why do I need to get my dog […]

2 years ago
What’s on at Cuerden Valley Park during spring and summer 2016?

Cuerden Valley Park sits close to Preston Pic: Cheryl Pennant-Jones Cuerden Valley Park has a host of different events on during the spring and summer months. From ale festivals to farmers markets there’s plenty for foodies and those wanting to […]

2 years ago
Trees to be felled in Moor Park as work continues to restore ‘Victorian design’

A view across Moor Park Pic: Tony Worrall More than 30 trees in Moor Park are due to be cut down as part of the restoration of the grade-II listed park. The largest park in Preston is seeing […]

2 years ago
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