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This category is for posts with observations made about Preston.

Cannons, statues and the Belverdere a short history of Avenham Park landmarks

The 'peace' cannon and the frog in Avenham Park The recent Heritage lottery funded restoration of Avenham and Miller parks has highlighted the presence of a number of art works that can be viewed when visiting. Some are better […]

8 years ago
Five things sure to catch your eye at the Harris Open

Ooooo errr! As always, this years annual Open exhibition at Preston’s Harris Museum and Art Gallery is an exciting and inspiring mix of more than 400 exhibits of mixed media, materials, quality, and […]

8 years ago
Who is behind Preston’s crazy carrots?

Recently, those taking a walk or bike ride around Avenham Park in Preston city centre have been greeted with a cheery sight; gone are the days of scenic sunsets and beautiful […]

8 years ago
Hic! Hopfest returned to Preston Grasshoppers

Beer, balls and boys round 2.  That time of year again where I swap the usual outfit posts and ramblings for photos of beer on a rugby pitch.  I think […]

8 years ago
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Banksy style graffiti appears on Moor Park toilet block

"Mummy, what's that doggy doing?" - the graffiti in Moor Park Pic: Andrew Hobbs An imitation Banksy has appeared in Moor Park. On the side of the toilet block wall two dogs have appeared in an interesting position. Andrew Hobbs sent in the picture […]

8 years ago
How a Preston nurse came to my aid after being knocked from my bike

Shirah, and the spot on Garstang Road where she came off her bike You didn’t have to stop, when you saw my bike on the middle of Garstang Road, with me laying unconscious somewhere near it – you were off duty and the […]

8 years ago
Have you seen Santa on a Fulwood roundabout?

Spot the Santa! Commuters have been given a bit of festive cheer as a Preston roundabout gets a Christmas makeover. In what has become a modern Fulwood tradition the Bluebell Way roundabout gets […]

9 years ago
Secretary of State to decide on fracking appeal

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire News that Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Greg Clark informed Lancashire County Council of his intent on Thursday of this week has only confirmed what residents against fracking thought […]

9 years ago
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