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

Concern about rats in Moor Park being fed by visitors

Rats have been spotted swimming on the Serpentine lake in Moor Park Council environmental health officers have issued a warning to those feeding birds in Moor Park. Reports from residents nearby say the historic park is being overrun by rats. One report […]

8 years ago
Red Alliance: Town Hall and County Hall to sign partnership agreement for city centre project

The political ties between Labour-run Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council look set to have their bonds tightened further. A collaboration agreement between the two councils to redevelop the […]

8 years ago
Drainage works costing more than £130k planned for Avenham Park

Drainage works in Avenham Park should reduce flooding A major series of drainage works is to take place in Avenham Park to stop it turning into a mud bath. The city council has appointed County Landscapes to add […]

8 years ago
Damage caused to Avenham Park pavilion following rubbish bin fire

Avenham Park's pavilion Fire crews were called to a fire in a grade-II Preston listed park. At 1.16am on Monday the crew from Preston Fire Station put out a fire in a rubbish […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Get on your bike with Preston on Wheels

Are you looking for social cycling groups, learn to cycle or just want to refresh your skills? Did you know Preston on Wheels provides a range of bikes and cycling […]

8 years ago
Preview: Preston Easter Egg rolling at Avenham Park for Easter 2014

One of Preston’s great traditions returns to Avenham Park on Easter Monday. Taking place for more than 100 years the Easter Egg rolling is an annual event which sees Easter […]

8 years ago
Is Time Travel Possible? A Preston film maker has decided it is

What started as a few snapshots of scenery in and around Preston at different times of the year began to grow into an idea for a short film by amateur […]

8 years ago
Preston Bus Station: Transfer to County Hall moves step closer but documents restricted

The first legal stage in transferring Preston Bus Station to the county council has been approved. Council leader Peter Rankin has signed the heads of term arrangement which allows the […]

8 years ago
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