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

Let’s Grow Preston’s Spring Fair to take place this weekend at Ashton Park

Let's Grow Preston's Ashton Walled Garden The Let’s Grow Preston Spring Fair is taking place this Saturday (30 April). Let’s Grow Preston is an environmental charity that runs two community gardens. It offers volunteer opportunities within horticulture […]

2 months ago
Review: The Preston city centre restaurant making foodie magic

263 salt aged lamb loin, Wye Valley asparagus, black garlic, basil emulsion, and anchovy relish As Preston city centre restaurant 263 has recently made it into the Michelin Guide, I decided that I would kill two old birds with one stone by taking my 76-year-old […]

2 months ago
Mayor responds to Preston sign protest

The Preston sign with chains added for Tim's art intervention Pic: Tim Saunders The Mayor of Preston, Councillor Javed Iqbal, has responded to an art intervention that protested against the new Preston sign. The sign – commissioned by Preston City Council and currently located on […]

2 months ago
Hourly weather forecast for Easter Monday 2022 egg rolling at Avenham Park

Kids send their Easter eggs flying down Avenham Park hill at the 2019 event Pic: Paul Melling The much-loved tradition of egg rolling returns to Avenham Park this Easter Monday. After being cancelled for the past two years due to Covid, the 2022 event promises to be […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston history trails: Fishergate circular featuring Penwortham Old Bridge

Penwortham Old Bridge Pic: Wikimedia Walking is a great way to keep fit and see things you would otherwise miss. Preston is full of historic buildings, parks and an attractive river. Access from public transport […]

2 months ago
5km run for Cash for Kids returns to Avenham Park after three-year break

Two charity runs will be returning to Preston in May following a three-year break to help support struggling families in Lancashire. The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will partner with […]

2 months ago
Preston’s Miller Park fountain finally flowing again

Miller Park fountain Pic: janettehall7 The fountain in Miller Park has been switched back on after being out of action since before the pandemic. Preston’s Instagram community was quick to spot the repair and begin […]

3 months ago
Art intervention protest against new Preston sign’s ties to slavery and exploitation

The Preston sign with chains added for Tim's art intervention Pic: Tim Saunders A local artist has carried out an art intervention to protest against the new Preston sign’s ties to slavery and exploitation. The steel sign with rope woven through was unveiled […]

3 months ago
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