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Wildlife and Conservation

This category relates to all things to do with wildlife and conservation in Preston.

Controversial plans for Fulwood employment park approved despite complaints about tree felling

A photo sent to Blog Preston of the site. Plans for Eastway employment park in Fulwood have been approved despite controversial tree felling complaints. Preparation for the plans started before being approved with complaints from residents concerning trees being […]

4 days ago
New employment park planned in Fulwood sees anger over tree felling off Eastway

A photo sent to Blog Preston of the site. A new planning application has caused controversy in the Fulwood community as residents close by to the Eastway developments express unhappiness with the tree felling currently taking place. The application […]

4 weeks ago
Trapped duck rescued by quack-acting Preston firefighters

Duck walking Pic: Tony Worrall A wild duck has been rescued by Preston firefighters. The duck had become trapped in the front grille of a car. After firefighters from Preston Fire Station freed the duck, […]

1 month ago
Cottam brothers inspiring the community with their litter picking mission

Fred and Ron Walmsley litter picking Two brothers from Cottam are inspiring the local community with their dedication to litter picking. Fred and Ron Walmsley, aged six and four, started litter picking after noticing the huge […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Otters spotted at Penwortham Old Bridge over the River Ribble

Surprisingly, Otters have been spotted around the River Ribble in the past few days. Otters seek clean rivers, filled with food and overgrown banks where they can raise their cubs. Their […]

2 months ago
Fundraising begins for replacement Highgate Wood boardwalk

Highgate Wood boardwalk. Pic: Damian Gilkes The Friends of Highgate Wood have set up a Just Giving page to raise money for a replacement boardwalk in Highgate Wood. Currently the boardwalk within the Fulwood woods is […]

2 months ago
Old Holly Farm in Cabus has announced closure due to coronavirus impact

Sign of Closure after Covid-19 impact on the Old Holly Farm. The Old Holly Farm, located just outside Garstang on the A6 has publicly announced its closure after the impact of the pandemic lead the family run farm to ‘reflect and […]

2 months ago
Plea to fight litter and plastic pollution in the River Darwen at Walton-le-Dale

River Darwen rubbish Pic: Jonathan Hartley Walton-le-Dale residents are asking for action to be taken after becoming tired of increasing levels of litter and plastic pollution in the River Darwen. Residents from the Holland House estate […]

2 months ago
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