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Six Preston parks keep the green flag flying

Miller Park on a summer's evening Pic: Gary Bond Preston’s parks have been recognised once again for their glorious views, flowers and upkeep. The latest Green Flag Awards sees Preston City Council keeping the green flag flying at five […]

5 months ago
Things to do in Preston during the 2019 summer holidays

Enjoying an ice cream at the show The summer of 2019 is nearly upon us! The weather might be undecided as to what season it is but the kids will certainly let us know they’re off school […]

5 months ago
Details of the City of Preston 10k have been announced

The second City of Preston 10k race has been announced with the route following a familiar course. Runners will start at the Flag Market before heading down through Avenham Park, […]

5 months ago
The Pavilion Cafe closed in Avenham Park

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall A cafe in a Preston city centre park has closed. The Pavilion Cafe was shut during Monday (1 July). Popular with cyclists, park goers and walkers the coffee shop and […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Test your hero status when this assault course comes to Preston

Heroes taking on the assault course in 2017 Pic: Alf Myers Prestonians will be given the chance to test their hero status once again when the Hero Assault Course returns to Avenham Park. The course, which is designed by Royal Marine […]

6 months ago
Three Preston parks set to see play areas upgraded and lighting improved

Conway Park is due for a revamp of its play area Pic: Blog Preston Improvements to three parks in Preston are due for approval. Preston City Council is planning work to play areas in Conway Park, Fulwood, Tanterton Green play area in Ingol and […]

6 months ago
Preston boys’ school forms eco group to help save the planet

Members of Eden Boys' School eco group at Moor Park Pupils at a Preston boys’ school have formed an eco group to raise awareness of issues affecting the planet. The Year 7 pupils at Eden Boys’ School want to help […]

7 months ago
Revival of Jazz in the Park sees event move to Winckley Square

A sunny day in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Jazz in the Park is returning to Preston after a 15 year hiatus. The event, which previously ran for five years in Avenham Park, is returning in 2019 with Winckley […]

7 months ago
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