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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 […]

12 months ago
Two Preston primary school students ran a Mini Marathon for charity

Tia Patel and James Wilkinson with their medals after completing a Mini Marathon   Two Highfield Priory Primary School students completed a 2K run for the Ronald McDonald House Charity in Manchester. Six-year-old Tia Patel and eight-year-old James Wilkinson completed the Morrisons’ Mini Great Manchester Run at […]

12 months ago
Time is running out to enter Preston’s Race for Life

Women taking part in the Race for Life in 2011 i in Preston   It’s your last chance to enter this year’s Race for Life in Preston as applications close in just under two weeks. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in partnership […]

12 months ago
Moor Park skate park: Construction begins as full designs released

How the new skate park may look Work has started on building a state-of-the-art skate park in Preston. Moor Park is to be home to the skate park which is costing £320,000 and being designed by one […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Euston Street and Jubilee parks receive major funding boost

Jubilee Park in Lea Two Preston parks are to receive more than £100,000 of investment in a new city council plan. Jubilee Park in Lea is to have new footpaths added and its play […]

1 year ago
In Pictures: Easter Egg Rolling on Avenham Park

1PJM5519 Thousands turned out for the annual Easter Egg rolling event on Preston’s Avenham and Miller Parks this Bank Holiday,  carrying on a tradition that has endured for over a hundred […]

1 year ago
Sunny weather expected for Avenham Park egg-rolling

Waiting to start at the Egg Rolling The weather is expected to be dry and sunny for egg-rolling at Avenham Park on Easter Monday. Poor weather in Preston over the last week has resulted in the site […]

1 year ago
Rockprest will not be funded by Preston Council

festwich Rockprest is coming to the city on July 4 and 5. The presence of a music festival in the city is great news for some, especially a free event. However […]

1 year ago
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