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Meal made from waste held to stamp out food poverty

Preston’s first Disco Soup is coming to Avenham Park. The festival is hosted by Lancashire and Region Dietary Education Resource and includes a chef-cooked meal to promote a fight against food […]

1 year ago
22 wet and windy pictures from The Big Pedal

A number of cyclists turned out for The Big Pedal despite poor conditions. Last Sunday (July 26), cyclists braved the elements to take part in the family-friendly event at Avenham […]

1 year ago
Prestonians prepare for Kendal Calling 2015

Kendal Calling 2015 returns this weekend, kicking off on Thursday July 30 ready to welcome its faithful Preston crowd. Against the stunning Lake District setting, the festival has grown in […]

1 year ago
Preston parks retain their Green Flag quality

Miller Park in all its glory Pic: Tony Worrall Five parks in Preston have retained their green flag status as being outstanding spaces in the city. Avenham Park, Miller Park, Grange Park, Haslam Park and Fishwick nature reserve all scooped the […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rorke’s Drift flower display helps Preston parks team win RHS Tatton show prize

The Zulu flower bed A flower bed representing the famous battle of Rorke’s Drift has won the Preston parks team a prize at the RHS Tatton Park show. Preston City Council’s parks team created […]

1 year ago
In Pictures: Preston Youth Theatre bring Middle Earth to Preston

Avenham and Miller Park was transformed into Middle Earth for the production of ‘There and Back Again’ by the staff and members of the Preston Youth Theatre group. The adaptation […]

1 year ago
Preston Youth Theatre present ‘There and Back Again’ in Avenham and Miller Parks

This weekend on Saturday 11 July, at 1.00pm and at 17.30pm, also on Sunday 12 July at 1.00pm, the Preston Youth Theatre will be performing their latest production of ‘There and […]

1 year ago
Preston’s Big Pedal & Family Festival coming to Avenham Park

This counts as a quiet day when the sun shines on Avenham Park Preston’s Big Pedal & Family Festival is coming to Avenham Park this month. Sunday, July 26 will see cyclists get on their bike and head down to the park for […]

1 year ago
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