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Winckley Square tree works to start in build up to £1.2million Gardens project

A project to remove decaying and unhealthy trees in Preston’s Winckley Square Gardens will begin this Thursday (February 25th 2016) ahead of a £1.2million restoration scheme. This initial project covers […]

2 years ago
Race for Life Preston confirms dates for Avenham Park runs

Cancer Research hope 4,000 women will join Race for Life in the city Runners are to pound the hills of Avenham Park to raise money during a popular breast cancer charity event. Race for Life is moving from Moor Park to the city […]

2 years ago
New cafe planned for Moor Park bowls pavilion

The small bowls pavilion A cafe could be coming to Preston’s largest park. Bowling pavilions in the centre of Moor Park may see a new use if they are converted. Preston City Council has […]

2 years ago
Moor Park licence could see boost in year-round events

Moor Park is due to host more events once restoration work is complete Pic: Gary Bond More events could be coming to Moor Park as the council applies for a permanent licence. Preston City Council has applied for entertainment to happen on the park all-year round […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston flooding: Couple speak after ‘heartbreaking’ pictures from wedding venue Pavilion

A couple have spoken after their wedding venue was hit hard by the recent floods in Preston. Dan and Kat Miller, who now live in Bamber Bridge together, tied the knot […]

2 years ago
Preston flooding: Parks across the city turned into lakes after Boxing Day downpours

Savick Brook bursting its banks in Haslam Park Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s parks have been left a waterlogged mess after torrential rain during the Christmas period. The city’s award-winning green spaces have been turned into temporary lakes and run off areas […]

2 years ago
Moor Park gets a new temporary water feature

The new 'lake' in Moor Park A growing body of water in a historic city park is due to be tackled in the next 12 months. Preston City Council has vowed to use lottery funding to […]

2 years ago
Moor Park grotto restoration work begins as masterplan for restoring park continues

Moor Park sunset Pic: Shabbagaz Work on restoring Moor Park’s grotto has begun as part of a multi-million project on the grade-II listed park. Contractors are already on site felling dead, diseased or dangerous trees […]

2 years ago
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