Preston buildings & attractions

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

Saddle Up!

We’ve just spent another glorious day exploring Preston’s parks and the Lancaster Canal by bike. Since my son learned to ride ten months ago we’ve both enjoyed the freedom of […]

8 years ago
A step back in time into Preston’s Winckley Square (part 2)

From the above 1852 Tallis map extract you can see that Winckley Square has undergone somewhat of a property expansion, although the land surrounding the gardens is still not fully built […]

8 years ago
First part of a new stone circle at Brockholes nature reserve

On Saturday June 21st, the summer solstice, the Wildlife Trust is turning back the clock to the Bronze Age, 4,000 years ago, and installing the first stones as part of […]

8 years ago
A step back in time into Preston’s Winckley Square (part 1)

  Winckley Square in Preston is one of those places that is ubiquitous to most Prestonian’s. However,  in general people take it for granted in one way or another. I […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston women take on the Race for Life 2014

Adele Bamber and her mum are all smiles Nearly two thousand women and children have taken part in the annual Race for Life. The 5k race could see as much as £90,000 raised by Preston women for Cancer […]

8 years ago
Miller Park Grotto Restoration Scheme undeway

The Victorian Grotto and waterfall on the edge of Miller Park is closed while substantial improvements take place. The restoration works will include rebuilding and reinstating the grotto rock waterfall […]

8 years ago
Preston Carnival given free use of Moor Park for 40th anniversary

Two participants share a joke during the processions Preston Carnival has been granted official use of Moor Park for it 40th anniversary celebration. The annual festival of colour and sound celebrating the Caribbean community of the city takes […]

8 years ago
Preston Carnival team preparing for 40th anniversary as funds come through

carnival 2011 A member of Preston Carnival’s organising team has spoken on Preston FM about the struggle to fund this year’s event. Carnival is in its 40th year and preparing to celebrate […]

8 years ago
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