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Where you can explore with Heritage Open Days 2019 in Preston

Winckley Square Pic: Gareth Edwards Heritage Open Days are returning to Preston, with even more venues opening their doors in 2019. This year there are 36 different buildings available to explore between Friday 13 September […]

4 months ago
Why thousands of Preston’s kids are playing hide and seek with books this summer

Julie with her daughters Freya and Layla Thousands of children in Preston are taking part in a city-wide book hunt thanks to one mum. Julie Brogden of New Longton started hiding books in July with the help […]

4 months ago
Memorial bench placed in Haslam Park in tribute to personal trainer who died

The new bench in Haslam Park was installed by the parks team working with Steven Wardle's family Pic: Tony Worrall A new bench has been installed in Haslam Park in memory of Steven Wardle. The father-of-two drowned in the pond in the park after going for a late night run […]

4 months ago
Classic car show returns to Miller Park this Saturday

The Earl of Derby looks on during the classic car show Pic: Paul Melling Classic cars are going to pull up in Miller Park this weekend. The popular annual car show sees vehicles through the decades on display. Taking place on Saturday (10 August) […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Vandalism happening ‘every other day’ at military charity based in Ashton Park

Some of the vandalism at Dig In North West Pic: Dig In North West/Facebook A Preston charity says it is experiencing vandalism at its premises “every other day”. Dig In North West, which provides peer-to-peer support for the military community, is based in the […]

4 months ago
Tree falls in Miller Park during Preston parkrun

Runners make their way by the tree in Miller Park Pic: Steven Taylor Runners taking on the city’s parkrun had an unexpected hurdle during Saturday morning. More than 400 runners took on the 5k around Avenham and Miller Park. A fallen tree in […]

5 months ago
The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is officially open again

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Mick Gardner The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is officially open as the summer holidays get under way. The cafe has been swiftly renovated by Preston City Council after its shock closure […]

5 months ago
Pavilion cafe to reopen as council take it on

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall A cafe in one of the city’s most popular parks is to reopen. The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is being taken on and operated by Preston City Council. Tribourne […]

5 months ago
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