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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

Preston’s Miller Park fountain finally flowing again

Miller Park fountain Pic: janettehall7 The fountain in Miller Park has been switched back on after being out of action since before the pandemic. Preston’s Instagram community was quick to spot the repair and begin […]

4 months ago
Old Tram Bridge set to be included in Preston’s Levelling Up Fund bid

The closed Old Tram Bridge Pic: Ashley Warren Preston Preston City Council is planning to apply to Round 2 of the Levelling Up Fund for investment in parks and active travel infrastructure to support a healthy, liveable and sustainably connected […]

4 months ago
Preston Race for Life details confirmed for Moor Park

Prestonians are being invited to sign up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Preston.      The charity’s much-loved events are returning to the city and anyone who joins between Monday 4 […]

4 months ago
South Ribble volunteers plant 8,000 trees in new Leyland woodland

Volunteers have planted over 8,000 trees in a new Leyland woodland on land purchased by South Ribble Borough Council. The new woodland off Croston Road, near Leyland, received 8,624 trees […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week March 19 to 25

Looking down Fishergate on a sunny Preston day Pic: Tony Worrall This week, development and infrastructure progress in Preston switched up a gear after Lancashire County Council released a video of the now complete Penwortham Brow section of the Preston cycle […]

5 months ago
Leyland’s £175k Strawberry Valley Park opened to public

A brand-new £175,000 play area at Strawberry Valley Park on Bent Lane in Leyland has officially opened to the public. Local Councillors, and representatives from the Friends of Strawberry Valley […]

5 months ago
Ukrainian photographer to raise funds for victims of war with portrait session in Avenham Park

Karina Azlanova Ukrainian freelance photographer and artist Karina Azlanova is holding a portrait session in Avenham Park this Saturday to raise funds for those fleeing the conflict in her home country. Karina, […]

5 months ago
Date confirmed for Preston’s 48th Caribbean Carnival

Caribbean Carnival virtual event at Overleigh House in Preston Pic: Garry Cook The 48th Preston Caribbean Carnival is set to return to the City of Preston on May 29 this year. Following two years of Covid restrictions and no live carnival procession […]

5 months ago
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