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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 and Miller Park flooded after intense downpours with Preston told to prepare for more rain

After a miserable and wet weekend across Preston, a yellow weather warning has been issued for Preston and Lancashire for the rest of today (Monday, 2 November). The bad weather […]

3 months ago
Six beautiful Preston parks retain their Green Flag Awards

Miller Park thank you key workers 2020 has been a record-breaking year as more than 2,000 green spaces across the country get the international quality mark. And Preston has come up smelling of roses, with six […]

3 months ago
Preston photographers capture autumn around the city

Moor Park Pic: Paul Melling It’s time to put away the summer clothes and dust off the coats and jumpers as the best season is back again. Autumn has arrived in the blink of an […]

3 months ago
How a community garden in Ribbleton is proving vital during the pandemic

PCC Clive Grunshaw and Menhear Director William Killeen Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, visited a Preston community garden to see first-hand the work they’re doing to strengthen the local community and support vulnerable people. It’s run […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Freddie Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp spotted in Moor Park

Freddie and Jamie filming at Rosemary on the Park Freddie Flintoff has been back in Preston with famous pal and co-star Jamie Redknapp. The pair were filming for a show at Rosemary on the Park in Moor Park on […]

4 months ago
The Foxton Centre gives lockdown makeover to Smiths Rec in Frenchwood

The new Smiths rec Foxton Centre mural. Preston locals and The Foxton Centre have painted a new mural at Frenchwood green space Smiths Rec. The Foxton Centre has been working alongside young people and community members to […]

4 months ago
Preston Heritage Open Days launch virtual activities throughout September

This year Preston Heritage Open Days (HOD) is going online as well as onsite as part of the free annual national festival celebrating local historic buildings and heritage. From Friday […]

4 months ago
Preston woman runs 200km to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Katrina celebrating at the end of one of her runs. A woman from Preston has completed a 200km challenge called Running Down Dementia. Katrina Taylor covered the distance from Preston to Coventry over 50 days to raise money for Alzheimer’s […]

5 months ago
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