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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

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 […]

4 months ago
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 months 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 […]

5 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 […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

6 months ago
Haslam Park children’s play area closed for complete revamp

Haslam Park play area fenced off for work Pic: Shakeel Ahmed A run-down children’s play area in a park is being given a new lease of life. Children living near Haslam Park will get their play area back before Christmas. The […]

7 months ago
Police appeal for information relating to Haslam Park stabbing

Haslam Park walkway Pic: Tony Worrall Police are appealing for information following the attempted robbery of a teenager who was attacked with a knife in Preston. Around 3pm Monday 16 November a 16-year-old boy was approached […]

7 months ago
Japanese rock garden in Avenham Park temporarily closed due to dead trees

Avenham Park rock garden closed. Pic: Preston Parks Part of Avenham Park is temporarily closed off. The closure is as a result of three dead trees being removed from the rock garden. Whilst the work is ongoing the […]

7 months ago
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