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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

New life-saving defibrillators for South Ribble parks and sports facilities

Councillor Mick Titherington with one of the new defibrillators Pic: South Ribble Borough Council Life-saving defibrillators are being installed across South Ribble. Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) will initially be located at 14 different sites – including parks, leisure centres, sports pavilions and playing fields. […]

7 months ago
Six Preston parks retain their Green Flag awards

Ashton Park may see new flowers blooming Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has today announced that six local parks have won Green Flag Awards. Green Flag included Ashton Park, Avenham and Miller Parks, Fishwick Bottoms, Haslam Park, Moor Park […]

7 months ago
Cuerden Valley Park visitor centre and cafe to reopen after arson attack

Cuerden Valley Park sits close to Preston Pic: Cheryl Pennant-Jones Cuerden Valley Park Trust has announced that their visitor centre and cafe will reopen this Saturday following a recent arson attack. Opening on Saturday 16 October, the reopening follows a […]

7 months ago
Four Preston play areas to be upgraded

Haslam Park's playground has reopened Pic: Blog Preston Four play areas in Preston are set for upgrades. Preston City Council Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing Jennifer Mein has approved the work to Oxheys Recreation Area in Plungington, […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Penwortham’s new Hurst Grange Cafe now open for business

The new dog-friendly Hurst Grange Cafe in Penwortham has opened for business. Located in Penwortham’s refurbished Coach House on Hurst Grange Park, the cafe offers breakfast, lunch, homemade cakes and […]

8 months ago
Mindsmatter and First Step to signpost their services at Preston parkrun

Parkrunners setting off in the Spring sunshine Pic: Robert Williams Mindsmatter and First Step services will be promoting their services at the Preston parkrun in Avenham Park this Saturday (9 October). Mindsmatter and First Step services are an Improving Access […]

8 months ago
In celebration of Avenham Park’s junior parkrun

Junior parkrunners in action Pic: Ian Scott As the autumn nights creep in and gloom and grey starts to take hold of our mornings, it becomes more of a challenge to get out and about for exercise. Honestly, […]

8 months ago
Petition to reopen the Old Tram Bridge attracts over 1,200 signatures in days

Old Tram Bridge Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker A petition to gather support for the reopening of the Old Tram Bridge has gained over 1,200 signatures in a matter of days. The bridge over the River Ribble could […]

9 months ago
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