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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

Final designs for Old Tram Bridge replacement unveiled to the public

The final design has been unveiled for the bridge that will replace the former Old Tram Bridge over the River Ribble. The project faces challenges in terms of how far […]

3 months ago
Attempted explanation for contentious Ashton Park plans set out

The proposed sports hub at Ashton Park The councillor spearheading contentious plans for a revamp of Ashton Park has insisted Preston City Council did investigate the possibility of redesigning the government-funded scheme – but did not get […]

3 months ago
Controversial Ashton Park plans approved again amid tense public meeting

Protest outside Ashton Park on Feb 29 Controversial plans for new sports facilities on Preston’s Ashton Park have been approved for a second time, amid acrimonious scenes at the council meeting where the decision was made. Members […]

4 months ago
Preston’s new Old Tram Bridge will sit at a higher level

The Old Tram Road Bridge Pic: Wikimedia Preston’s ‘new’ Old Tram Bridge will sit at a higher level than the crumbling one it is set to replace, it has emerged. The design detail was revealed at a […]

4 months ago
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Fallen trees block paths in Avenham and Miller Park

One of the fallen trees in Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown Preston’s wet start to the year has seen trees come down across Avenham and Miller Park. The area close to the old parkeepers cottage has a number of trees which […]

4 months ago
Holi colour run with a twist to celebrate the arrival of spring at Cuerden Valley Park

The colorful shoes and legs of teenagers at colour run event A Holi colour run is set to celebrate the arrival of spring at Cuerden Valley Park. The park team has joined forces with the Gujarat Hindu Society Preston to host […]

4 months ago
Ashton Park plans to be considered again – this time in a public meeting

Ashton Park sports hub/community building Controversial plans to build new football and sports facilities on Preston’s Ashton Park will be put to city councillors for a second time – in spite of having already been […]

4 months ago
15 Preston events for your 2024 calendar

Preston Caribbean Carnival procession 2023 Pic: Mark McLoughlin Preston hosts a number of well-loved events every year – be sure not to miss out in 2024 by getting some of the biggest on your calendar nice and early. […]

4 months ago
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