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Photos + Videos: Easter Egg Rolling in Avenham Park

easter egg rolling in Avenham Park Hundreds of people braved the wet weather yesterday to take part in the annual Easter Egg Rolling competition in Avenham Park. View videos below from the event The event, dating […]

9 years ago
Preston Past: Avenham & Miller Parks (Part 1)

Avenham Park on Easter Monday in 1956 Avenham Valley from the Vicarage Grounds,Preston 1862 (Courtesy of Preston City Council) A very early image of the area that was soon to be transformed into Avenham Park. This photograph […]

9 years ago
Egg rolling to take over Avenham Park on Easter Monday

The annual tradition of Easter Egg rolling in Preston’s Avenham and Miller Park continues this year. On Easter Monday thousands of people are expected to line to the tops of […]

9 years ago
Man fined for letting dog foul in Moor Park

moor park A serial offender who let his dog foul on Moor Park has been prosecuted by the council for the third time in a year. Terence Utting has been fined £200 […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Avenham Park could host weekly Park Run

avenham park A national organisation which puts on weekly 5k runs in parks across the world could be coming to Preston. Volunteers have been in talks with Preston City Council about staging […]

9 years ago
Free Christmas tree recycling service on offer at Ashton Park

christmas tree It’s time to start thinking about taking down the Christmas decorations and throwing out the tree. Preston City Council are offering a free service to recycle your Christmas tree. They […]

10 years ago
Get involved in Preston’s nature this winter

acorns Those who have green fingers can get involved in a host of activities in Preston’s parks this winter. Preston park rangers will be teaching volunteers how to coppice, plant trees […]

10 years ago
Plans for a leading skate park in Moor Park submitted

close up view of artist impression of moor park skate park Plans for a skate park in a historic Preston park have been submitted by the council. A part of Moor Park opposite Deepdale stadium will be developed to allow skateboarding, […]

10 years ago
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