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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

Plant Preston launches with everyone encouraged to plant a tree

Younger trees in Winckley Square are struggling to get enough light to grow A two-week city-wide campaign has been launched to invite everyone across Preston to get planting. Plant Preston fortnight began on Wednesday 2 March as Preston was chosen as a Champion […]

6 months ago
Rockprest 2022 full line-up announced for Moor Park concerts

Rockprest performers Pic: Mark McLoughlin Photography As it prepares its seventh year, the full lineup for this year’s two-day Rockprest Festival has been announced. The annual festival features tribute acts this year organisers have lined up […]

6 months ago
Moor Park to host huge show for Preston Caribbean Carnival

On Saturday 28 May Preston Caribbean Carnival’s One Park Living Legends Stage Show is being held in Moor Park. This is an all day event from noon until 9pm, and […]

6 months ago
New defibrillators installed in Moor Park, Ashton Park and Ribbleton Park

Preston City Council has successfully installed three life-saving defibrillators at Preston’s most significant grassroots football sites. The locations are Moor Park, Ashton Park and Ribbleton Park. Match funded by the Lancashire […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Worden Hall is set to reopen in summer after refurbishment

The refurbished Worden Hall is on track to open this summer as progress on site moves at pace.  Worden Hall has seen a raft of changes as part of the […]

6 months ago
Residents urged to ‘Plant Preston’ for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Avenham Park in autumn Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Council has invited residents to plant trees on their properties this March to mark the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. Last year, Preston was chosen as a Champion City for Her Majesty […]

7 months ago
South Ribble residents receive free trees under council green initiative

South Ribble residents have received over 7,600 free trees under a council green scheme held at Worden and Withy Grove Parks. On Saturday 15 and Saturday 22 January, South Ribble […]

7 months ago
Elderly woman found ‘lost and confused’ in Leyland park

Worden Park on a frosty morning Pic: Tim Watts Police have returned an elderly woman to her care home after finding her ‘lost and confused in her slippers’ in Leyland’s Worden Park. This morning (Tuesday 25 January), a concerned […]

7 months ago
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