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Moor Park

News and information on Moor Park in Preston, Lancashire. An area of the city which has been designated a conservation area and includes the expanse of Moor Park and overlooks Deepdale football ground where Preston North End play.

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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Coronavirus deaths revealed by postcode as confirmed Covid-19 deaths rise to 71 in Preston and South Ribble

The drive-through coronavirus testing facility at Preston's College Pic: StePNE The number of confirmed deaths from Coronavirus in each district of Preston and South Ribble has been revealed. Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show a total of […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Retro travel posters designed by Preston illustrator during lockdown

The Harris and the Bus Station got the poster treatment Pic: David Robinson A Preston illustrator has been putting his time during lockdown to good use. David Robinson has begun putting together retro travel posters about the city. He said: “I decided to […]

2 years ago
Preston Caribbean Carnival postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

One of Preston’s longest-running cultural events has been postponed due to coronavirus. Preston Caribbean Carnival was due to take place during the weekend of Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June. […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Avenham Park left empty as Preston Easter Egg rolling goes online

A tradition dating back more than 150 years in Preston was taken online this year. Easter Egg Rolling usually attracts more than 10,000 visitors to Avenham and Miller Park but […]

2 years ago
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