This category relates to all things to do with recreation in Preston.

This Preston girl has run 5k to St Catherine’s Hospice

Maisie after completing the run Maisie after completing the run A five-year-old has charged round a 5k course to raise money for a Preston hospice. Little Maisie Smith took on the UCLan Colour Fun run […]

1 month ago
Preston leisure centres now have a new owner

Fulwood leisure centre's swimming pool Fulwood leisure centre’s swimming pool Preston’s leisure centres are now being operated by a new company – as the transfer from Preston City Council is complete. Fulwood and West View […]

2 months ago
This woman is doing something very unusual on the morning of her wedding

Catherine will be doing the parkrun and then walking, not sprinting, down the aisle Catherine will be doing the parkrun and then walking, not sprinting, down the aisle A bride-to-be is doing an unusual form of last minute preparation for her wedding. Catherine Newton […]

2 months ago
Scouting in Preston has never been so popular

Scouts take on a range of activities Scouts take on a range of activities Scouting in Preston is one of the fastest growing clubs in the UK. More than 2,000 boys and girls are now on the […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Giant inflatable session coming to South Ribble leisure centre

More than 30 inflatable activities are being crammed into the South Ribble tennis and leisure centre to kick-start the Easter holidays. Bounce Mania is taking over the venue in Cuerden […]

3 months ago
Preston authors pen a collection of seasonal stories

The Seasonal Shorts book has been doing well in the Amazon charts A group of Preston authors have pulled their creativity together to release a selection of short Christmas stories. Seasonal Shorts is an anthology of 26 short stories and poems collated […]

6 months ago
Preston triathletes celebrate at end of year awards

Some of the Preston triathletes in action Tino’s in Preston was the venue for the Tri Preston Christmas party and awards ceremony, here Ed Culshaw explains the club and the people who make it tick. All year […]

6 months ago
Preston cyclists to get new improved route from Cottam to city centre

Tom Benson Way area is to see improved cycle routes Pic: Tony Worrall A new cycle way linking a major Preston road and the Guild Wheel to Preston city centre is to be worked on. Costing £450,000 the new cycle routes are to […]

7 months ago
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