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

Diamond Jubilee flower display vandalised in Preston park

diamond jubilee display Vandals have struck a flower display commemorating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The flower crown in Avenham and Miller Park was targeted on Sunday and the white balls from the top […]

9 years ago
Preston in the Picture: A Floral Tribute

jubilee garden It’s really great to walk through Avenham and Miller Park now that the facelift is all but complete. It is a magnificent open space that would be an attraction in […]

9 years ago
Free running event Park Run confirmed for Avenham Park opener

avenham park A popular free running event will be coming to Preston next weekend. Park Run, an international running group, organises free to run events has been given the go ahead by […]

10 years ago
Preston Past: Avenham & Miller Parks (Part 2)

Avenham and Miller parks were both opened in 1867, however, Miller Park was created on land extending from the East Lancashire Railway to the North Union Railway embankmentsĀ and was laid […]

10 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

10 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 […]

10 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 […]

10 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 Ā£200 […]

10 years ago
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