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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

Preston egg rolling 2024 hour-by-hour weather forecast

Children throw eggs down a hill for a previous egg rolling event Pic: Michael Porter Photography As the city has baked in sunshine for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend how does the weather look for the egg rolling? Taking place on Bank Holiday Monday (1 April) […]

3 months ago
Preston egg rolling won’t have a funfair this year

Egg rolling in the rain Pic: Michael Porter Photography Soggy ground conditions in Avenham and Miller Park mean there will be no funfair at the annual egg rolling. Preston’s tradition dates back more than 150 years and sees Easter […]

3 months ago
Tree removal work for Old Tram Bridge replacement now underway

The Old Tram Bridge site from the south side as work begins to fell trees. Pic: Blog Preston The work to prepare the area around the Old Tram Bridge for its replacement is underway. Dozens of trees will either be removed or cut back in order to carry […]

3 months ago
Eggciting things to do in and around Preston for Easter 2024

Preston has been basking in mid-20 degree heat throughout the Easter weekend Pic: Tony Worrall With the blossom coming out across Preston, it can mean only one thing yolks – Easter is just around the corner. There’s plenty of eggciting activities going on across the […]

3 months ago
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Running, conversation and doughnuts: The group bringing people together in Avenham Park

Two Lancashire businesses have teamed up to bring the community together through social, all-ability 5K runs at Avenham Park. The runs are led by Flow Collective, a new business that […]

3 months ago
Moor Park set to host three-day festival in September

A view across Moor Park Pic: Lisa Brown A three-day festival looks set to take place on Moor Park in September. Signs have gone up for an application of a premises licence running from 9am to 11pm over […]

3 months ago
Public denied chance to consult on Old Tram Bridge replacements

Designs released for the new bridge over the Ribble Only one design option has been deemed suitable as a replacement for Preston’s Old Tram Bridge – meaning the public will not be able to have their say on a […]

3 months ago
Egg rolling tradition returns for 2024 at Avenham and Miller Parks

Children throw eggs down a hill for a previous egg rolling event Pic: Michael Porter Photography Egg rolling – an iconic tradition spanning more than 150 years – is once again scheduled to take place at Avenham and Miller Parks this Easter. Participants are encouraged to […]

3 months ago
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