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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

BBC Radio 2 In The Park confirmed as Preston’s mystery music festival

Moor Park Pic: Blog Preston A huge two-day music festival is coming to Moor Park in Preston. BBC Radio 2 in the Park has been confirmed as the mystery music event we reported in March. […]

2 months ago
Family-friendly Lancashire Festival returning to Preston’s Miller Park for 2024

Performers on stage at a previous The Lancashire Festival The Lancashire Festival is returning to Preston for the first time since the pandemic. A celebration of creativity, community and the arts, the family-friendly festival will take place at Miller […]

2 months ago
Ashton Park redevelopment plans finally before planning committee but new Sports England hurdle surfaces

Ashton Park sports hub/community building A controversial plan to redevelop Preston’s Ashton Park will finally be put before the committee of councillors that has the power to decide its fate next week – but theirs […]

2 months ago
The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever details confirmed for Preston return

Miller Park became a sea of red for Preston's first Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever in 2023 Pic: Lisa Brown Details have been confirmed for the return of The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever to Preston. The event – which allows attendees to channel their inner Kate Bush by putting […]

2 months ago
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Ashton Park campaigner seeks place on Preston City Council

Ann Cowell, Independent candidate for Lea and Larches ward at Preston City Council elections 2024 A campaigner who has been battling against a controversial revamp of her local park is seeking a seat on the council behind the plans – claiming the community has not […]

2 months ago
Covenant may prove curveball in battle to halt Ashton Park sports hub

Homeowners who face into a park where a new multi-million pound sports hub is due to be built are currently considering a legal challenge against the plans. Preston City Council […]

2 months ago
Ashton Park won’t include basketball court renovation despite petition

A view of the basketball court in Ashton Park Pic: Adrian Fruzynski The council have confirmed the Ashton Park project will not include any renovations to the basketball court, despite an ongoing petition. A petition, which is aiming to be signed by […]

3 months ago
In pictures: Preston egg rolling 2024 in Avenham Park

Chasing the eggs down the steep slopes of Avenham Park Pic: Gerard Hopkinson Preston didn’t let the rain dampen spirits for the annual Easter Egg rolling. Both hard-boiled eggs and the chocolate variety went flying down Avenham Park’s slopes. Chased by children and […]

3 months ago
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