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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

Covid marshal facing investigation over Moor Park skaters verbal altercation

The Covid Marshal has been reported over a comment made to one of the skaters Pic: Blog Preston A Preston skater claims he was verbally abused in Moor Park by a Covid marshal. Joshua Auhsoj has lodged a complaint with Preston City Council and is awaiting a full […]

3 months ago
Worden Hall revamp will start later this month

Work to refurbish Worden Hall, the centrepiece of the iconic Green Flag Award winning Worden Park will begin late March/early April following planning approval. After being unused for over seven […]

3 months ago
Haslam Park playground reopening still ‘a few weeks away’

Haslam Park is set to reopen in a few weeks time following improvement works that started last year. The works, which began in November 2020, were originally set to finish […]

3 months ago
The epidemic of dog mess in Preston’s parks and streets

Ashton Park dog waste bin “Oi, mate. You better just watch your step!” Seriously, in a completely non-confrontational way, you need to watch your step – there’s an epidemic of dog mess on Preston’s streets. Whether […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Part of Moor Park closed off as collapsed drain is fixed

Work is currently being undertaken in Moor Park to fix a sink hole. Preston City Council have teamed up with Fintec Groundworks to carry out repair work in the popular […]

3 months ago
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 […]

4 months 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 […]

4 months 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, […]

4 months ago
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