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This category relates to all things to do with parks in Preston including Avenham and Miller Park, Ashton Park, Haslam Park, Moor Park and others

Avenham Park to host country’s biggest Big Lunch

A stall at a previous Big Lunch in Preston Avenham Park is set to host the country’s biggest Big Lunch this Jubilee weekend. The Big Lunch is an Eden Project initiative, which encourages communities and streets to get out […]

3 months ago
Emergency services on scene as incident causes disruption through Preston Station

The front of Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Emergency services have been dealing with an incident that has caused major disruption through Preston Railway Station. All lines were blocked for a period from around 3pm today (Wednesday 25 […]

3 months ago
Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Preston

Light and shade on the city's Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is confirmed to visit Preston during its final journey through England this summer. Birmingham 2022 is hosting the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay – a […]

3 months ago
Ashton events to encourage people to make connections this Mental Health Awareness Week

Let's Grow Preston's Ashton Walled Garden Two events in Ashton-on-Ribble will encourage people to build meaningful connections with friends, family, colleagues and communities this Mental Health Awareness Week. Preston Wellfest Network will be hosting two ‘Making […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Let’s Grow Preston’s Spring Fair to take place this weekend at Ashton Park

Let's Grow Preston's Ashton Walled Garden The Let’s Grow Preston Spring Fair is taking place this Saturday (30 April). Let’s Grow Preston is an environmental charity that runs two community gardens. It offers volunteer opportunities within horticulture […]

4 months ago
Hourly weather forecast for Easter Monday 2022 egg rolling at Avenham Park

Kids send their Easter eggs flying down Avenham Park hill at the 2019 event Pic: Paul Melling The much-loved tradition of egg rolling returns to Avenham Park this Easter Monday. After being cancelled for the past two years due to Covid, the 2022 event promises to be […]

4 months ago
Preston history trails: Fishergate circular featuring Penwortham Old Bridge

Penwortham Old Bridge Pic: Wikimedia Walking is a great way to keep fit and see things you would otherwise miss. Preston is full of historic buildings, parks and an attractive river. Access from public transport […]

4 months ago
5km run for Cash for Kids returns to Avenham Park after three-year break

Two charity runs will be returning to Preston in May following a three-year break to help support struggling families in Lancashire. The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will partner with […]

4 months ago
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