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This category relates to all things to do with parks in Preston including Avenham and Miller Park, Ashton Park, Haslam Park, Moor Park and others

Preston awarded ‘Champion City’ status under Queen’s green space scheme

Preston has received ‘Champion City’ status under The Queen’s Green Canopy tree planting initiative. The scheme, celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee and marking National Tree Week, highlights the leadership, dynamism, and […]

1 week ago
Revamp work at Fulwood’s Conway Park to start

Conway Park is the venue for the fun day Enhancement work to improve the footpaths at Fulwood’s Conway Park will begin this week. Preston City Council has appointed contractor Horticon Ltd to extend the footpaths, plant cherry trees and […]

2 weeks ago
The Pavilion café in Avenham Park closed for vital maintenance work

The Pavilion café at Avenham & Miller Parks will be closed from today (Monday 8) until Thursday 11 November. This is to enable vital maintenance work to be carried out. […]

3 weeks ago
New life-saving defibrillators for South Ribble parks and sports facilities

Councillor Mick Titherington with one of the new defibrillators Pic: South Ribble Borough Council Life-saving defibrillators are being installed across South Ribble. Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) will initially be located at 14 different sites – including parks, leisure centres, sports pavilions and playing fields. […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Six Preston parks retain their Green Flag awards

Ashton Park may see new flowers blooming Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has today announced that six local parks have won Green Flag Awards. Green Flag included Ashton Park, Avenham and Miller Parks, Fishwick Bottoms, Haslam Park, Moor Park […]

1 month ago
Cuerden Valley Park visitor centre and cafe to reopen after arson attack

Cuerden Valley Park sits close to Preston Pic: Cheryl Pennant-Jones Cuerden Valley Park Trust has announced that their visitor centre and cafe will reopen this Saturday following a recent arson attack. Opening on Saturday 16 October, the reopening follows a […]

1 month ago
Four Preston play areas to be upgraded

Haslam Park's playground has reopened Pic: Blog Preston Four play areas in Preston are set for upgrades. Preston City Council Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing Jennifer Mein has approved the work to Oxheys Recreation Area in Plungington, […]

2 months ago
Penwortham’s new Hurst Grange Cafe now open for business

The new dog-friendly Hurst Grange Cafe in Penwortham has opened for business. Located in Penwortham’s refurbished Coach House on Hurst Grange Park, the cafe offers breakfast, lunch, homemade cakes and […]

2 months ago
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