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Plant Donation Scheme to run for a second year

avenham japanese garden Preston Environmental Forum is hosting a plant donation scheme for the second year. After last year’s successes, the team are looking for specific weed-free donations from left over plants in […]

11 months ago
School children learn about the history of Preston’s fabulous Winckley Square

051 G__Winckley_Square_Philosophical_Inst The Winckley Square Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) is now underway.  A group of 12 children from Grange Primary School visited on Friday 30 January. They carried out research and enjoyed […]

12 months ago
Designs revealed for £1million renovation of Winckley Square Gardens

Winckley Square gardens - Model View   A £1million proposal to renovate Preston’s historic Winckley Square Gardens will ‘breathe new life’ into the area according to one of the experts behind the new bid. Final designs […]

12 months ago
Public invited to see and discuss new £1million vision for Winckley Square Gardens

Main_image The partnership behind a £1 million bid to renovate Preston’s historic Winckley Square Gardens is inviting people to have a say on its final designs before they are submitted to […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Explore the old and new in this fascinating account of changing Preston

2015-01-09-Marriott-Preston-old-and-new-large The Historic City of Preston has seen many changes over the years and with so many these changes is it wonderful to see just how may places and buildings are […]

12 months ago
Moor Park to Host to Rockprest Festival in July 2015

Festwich attendees The date for a free tribute festival in Preston has now been announced. On July 4th and 5th, Moor Park will host the Rockprest festival, courtesy of UK Tribute Fesitvals, […]

1 year ago
Friends of Highgate Wood hold event for opening ceremony of new pathways

09 Highgate Park, Fulwood, Preston Event Today, 10 January, the Friends of Highgate Wood and guests came together to celebrate the achievement of completing new pathways around the woodland area. The Highgate Wood project originated from […]

1 year ago
Minister for Civil Society visits Preston’s organisations getting a boost from business

Civil Society Minister Rob Wilson in conversation with Dig In North West founder Donna Rowe-Green   The Minister for Civil Society Rob Wilson MP today (8 January 2015) visited a number of  community organisations in Preston that have been supported by Business in the Community’s […]

1 year ago
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