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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

How this heart-shaped flower installation in Avenham Park is lifting spirits

Avenham Park flower installation Pic: @honeyshideaway A heart-shaped flower installation in Avenham Park is bringing cheer to park visitors. The display appeared in the park on Saturday (27 February), and was created by Preston-based wedding florist […]

3 days ago
Crowdfunding campaign launches to finish upgrade of Conway Park children’s play area

The first phase of Conway Park's play area upgrade A local conservation group are asking people to support a fundraiser which aims to improve Conway Park. The Friends of Conway Park group has launched a crowdfunding campaign, with funds […]

1 week ago
Two years since the Old Tram Bridge was closed

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling It has been two years since the Old Tram Bridge was shut to the public due to its condition. The bridge, which spans the River Ribble and links Avenham Park with Penwortham, […]

3 weeks ago
Michael Brooks memorial bench unveiled in Avenham Park

A memorial bench for Michael Brooks has been put in place in Avenham park. Michael Brooks was tragically found in the River Ribble in Penwortham three years ago after a […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement South Ribble Police respond to concerns about Worden Park visits

Worden Park on a frosty morning Pic: Tim Watts South Ribble Police posted on Facebook about their concerns of the public visiting Worden Park, Leyland. Residents have made the police aware of non-locals visiting the area, especially during weekends. […]

4 weeks ago
Your photos as Preston turns into a Winter Wonderland

Penwortham snow Pic: @janette__hall Snow has fallen over Preston and South Ribble, turning the area into a Winter Wonderland. As ever, our readers have been sharing their beautiful photos with us. We’ve posted many […]

2 months ago
Haslam Park play area upgrade delayed

The much needed upgrade work on the Haslam Park play area has been delayed. The park was closed in November for a complete re-vamp, with the hopes of it being […]

2 months ago
Repairs to Worden Park Conservatory completed following vandalism

Repairs to Worden Park Conservatory have been completed following a spate of vandalism earlier this year. In March, five youngsters were arrested and prosecuted for the extensive damage caused, leaving […]

3 months ago
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