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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

Fire crews called in to rescue teenage boys who were stuck under Avenham Park bridge

Firefighters were called in to rescue three teenage boys who were stuck on a plinth under the old railway bridge on Avenham Park. Crews from Penwortham, Preston and Chorley went […]

7 months ago
Dog control orders at some Preston nature reserves and parks being reviewed

Some areas of the city are already covered by the new Public Space Protection Orders - such as Ashton Park Pic: Tony Worrall The city is to be asked whether it wants seven dog control orders in parks and natures reserves in Preston to continue. Preston City Council is due to begin a […]

7 months ago
Youngsters seen lighting grass fires on Worden Park as crews battle blazes across the county

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have issued a warning after footage emerged of young people setting fire to grass on the hottest weekend of the year. As crews from Preston, […]

8 months ago
Two Fulwood playing fields to see major drainage work to boost Cadley FC expansion

Sherwood Park in Fulwood Pic: Blog Preston Draining two playing fields in Fulwood to allow more space for a football club’s expansion is to be funded by Preston City Council. South Drive Park and Sherwood Park are […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police call on fire service’s drone unit to help find missing woman in Moor Park

Drone unit in operation in Moor Park Pic: LFRS_DRONE Police have been out on Moor Park during Wednesday evening searching for a vulnerable woman. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s drone team were brought in to assist. Throughout Wednesday evening […]

8 months ago
Rockprest due to take place in Moor Park this summer is cancelled

Main stage at Rockprest One of Preston’s largest summer events has been cancelled. Rockprest was due to take place in Moor Park on the weekend of 27 and 28 June. Organisers say they have […]

8 months ago
Preston Council and South Ribble Borough Council give update on parks ahead of lockdown changes

The slide at Conway Park play area Pic: Blog Preston Childrens play areas and skate parks in Preston and South Ribble remain closed as measures to begin easing lockdown restrictions come into place. From Wednesday (May 13) residents are allowed […]

8 months ago
Group of 19 men playing cricket in Moor Park spoken to by police

Any other Bank Holiday this wouldn't look out of place... Pic: Paul Winstanley A group of men were spoken to in a Preston park during Bank Holiday Monday after playing a game of cricket. Paul Winstanley was out walking in Moor Park when […]

9 months ago
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