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Free classic car event this weekend on Miller Park in Preston

Classic cars will be revving their engines in Miller Park. Following the car club display on the Flag Market last month there are 50 vintage, classic and performance cars readying for the trip to Preston. Cars dating back to the late 1920s will be among the line-up of Fords, Jaguars and Austins wheeling their way to the park. On Saturday 16 August from 10am until 4pm you will […]

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Preston Digital Archive reaches an astounding 20 million views

Flickr hosted Preston Digital Archive has now reached a staggering landmark of twenty million viewings by people from Preston and the world over. Whether the people consulting the archive are Preston residents, ex-pats or those just simply using it for the pleasure of seeing the images or for research, the number of people viewing are in their thousands every day. Preston street scenes, parks, docks, cotton mills, architecture, engineering, famous […]

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Ashton Park could see a colourful community garden planted up

Community garden proposal for Ashton Park bowling green

A bowling green at a Preston park could be turned into a community garden. Proposals are being drawn up for one of Ashton Parks greens to be dug up and become home to all sorts of fruit and vegetables. The garden would be managed by the Preston Environmental Forum and be a place to train volunteers. One bowling green would still remain available in the […]

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Ashton Park added to Preston’s award-winning green flag parks

Six Preston parks and green spaces have been recognised as some of the best in the UK. Keep Britain Tidy unveiled the list and the city has a number of green flag award winners. The green flag denotes the park is well maintained, has excellent facilities and keeps high standards. Ashton Park returns to the list of top Preston parks, not awarded a green flag […]

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Saturday afternoon at the Riverside Vintage Festival on Avenham Park

The Sun was beating down on Avenham Park on Saturday and the live music was laid-back and smooth. It was a great way to enjoy the vintage festival taking place around the park pavilion cafe. there were plenty of stalls with everything you wish for in the way of vintage fashion, fancy goods and foodstuffs. Talking to a couple of stallholders, they said that they […]

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Great success for Preston Youth Theatre in Peter Pan Production

Avenham and Miller Parks were awash with pirates, lost boys and a fairy last weekend as the Preston Youth Theatre performed the premiere of their latest production of Peter Pan. Although the weather on Saturday was rather inclement, the young performers did not let that affect the performance in anyway whatsoever and like true professionals they carried on regardless. Throughout the performance the audience was led from […]

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