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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

Junior parkrun returning to Avenham Park

Looking down on Parkrun runners in Avenham Park Pic: Lynn Brown Avenham Park junior parkrun is restarting on Sunday (9 May). Runners aged four to 10 years old will be able to join in with the free, timed 2k parkrun. Avenham […]

2 weeks ago
Preston mum says Waverley Park is ‘deprived’ despite recent £25k boost

Waverley Park A Preston mum has expressed disappointment at what she says is a lack of investment in Waverley Park. The mum, who wishes to remain anonymous, said she would like to […]

2 weeks ago
Entrance to Avenham and Miller Park still open despite railway bridge investigation work

Entrance to Miller Park under the railway bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Parks have notified locals that contractors on behalf of Network Rail are starting investigatory work today (Monday 26 April). The work is on and under the railway bridge near […]

3 weeks ago
Disappointment at Cuerden Valley parkrun ending

Ramona Mulligan at her very first parkrun with her dog Alfie Cuerden Valley parkrun is being scrapped as a result of costs to the park. Many are disappointed that the run, which has been going since 2013, is coming to an […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Upset parents brand revamped Haslam Park playground a ‘let down for families of Ashton’

Mud at Haslam Park playground Pic: Bev Best Upset parents have branded the refurbished playground at Haslam Park ‘shockingly bad’, ‘a disgrace’, and ‘a let down for the families of Ashton’. The comments came in response to Blog […]

4 weeks ago
Avenham Park gardeners remove broken glass bottles stuck upturned in the turf

Preston residents have been warned about broken glass bottles stuck in the grass at Avenham Park thanks to a community Facebook group. The post warned people to be cautious with […]

4 weeks ago
Yet another fire in Brookfield Park is put out

Fire in Brookfield park. Pic: Seán Walker Another fire was reported during Tuesday (6 April) which adds to others over the Easter weekend. A fire engine attended the incident at 12:25pm and were there for less than […]

1 month ago
Fire starters are ‘destroying local public areas’ – more deliberate blazes started in Brookfield

Six-wheel specialist unit responds to deliberate park fires Pic: Preston Fire Station Preston firefighters have been called out multiple times to deliberate fires this Easter Monday. The anti-social behaviour fires were started throughout Monday 5 April in the Brookfield Park area. Crews […]

1 month ago
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