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Key places and buildings in Preston which are regularly in the news

City Council to bid for £2 million to restore Moor Park to former glory

moor park Plans to restore one of the city’s Victorian park to its former glory have been unveiled. Preston City Council are submitting a funding bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund for […]

8 years ago
Plans for 18 apartments overlooking Moor Park deferred by councillors

Moor Park is now a conservation area and a grade II listed park An application to convert two Victorian villas into apartments has been deferred by councillors. Preston City Council’s planning committee said they did not have the full information to make a […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Nine photos of Preston’s award-winning parks

We’re celebrating the best that Preston’s parks have to offer with a selection of our favourite photos from the Preston Flickr group. Five of the city’s parks have been awarded […]

8 years ago
Haslam Park funding to help save threatened plants

haslam park One of Preston’s award-winning parks will be getting a funding boost. Haslam Park will see £49,082 pumped into it to recover and conserve threatened plants. The Lancashire Wildlife Trust secured […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two Victorian villas facing Moor Park to be converted into apartments

Moor Park is now a conservation area and a grade II listed park Two Victorian villas on Moor Park are set to become homes again. Numbers five and nine on Moor Park Avenue are currently offices but a planning application has been submitted […]

8 years ago
Five Preston parks win a Green Flag award

Avenham Park Five Preston parks have been granted the Green Flag awards for being some of the best in the country. Avenham and Miller Parks, Fishwick Nature Reserve, Ashton Park, Haslam Park […]

8 years ago
Preston in the Picture – Desktop Wallpaper August

After last year’s Preston Guild events I think it’s fair to say that Avenham/Miller Park took a bit of a pounding and I for one was a bit worried about […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Gate 81 photo exhibition on display at Preston Bus Station

One of the bus commuters captured in the photo exhibition A set of photographs of people using Preston Bus Station have been posted up around the building. The giant photos, taken by Jamie Hawkesworth, show Prestonians of all ages and […]

8 years ago
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