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Wildlife and Conservation

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

Why a 3m tall polar bear was spotted in Fulwood today

Clarion and Bamber Hawes Pic: Peter Towers A giant polar bear has been spotted heading north up the A6 in Fulwood today (Sunday 17 October). Photos shared with Blog Preston show the three-metre tall bamboo and paper […]

2 days ago
Police rescue ‘lost and confused’ swan in Ingol

Police officers rescued the swan from Tag Lane Police have returned a swan to its family on the Lancaster Canal. Officers responded to reports of the swan being ‘lost, confused and endangering road users’ in Tag Lane in […]

3 days ago
Six Preston parks retain their Green Flag awards

Ashton Park may see new flowers blooming Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has today announced that six local parks have won Green Flag Awards. Green Flag included Ashton Park, Avenham and Miller Parks, Fishwick Bottoms, Haslam Park, Moor Park […]

3 days ago
Preston City Council has achieved the Carbon Neutral International Standard

Preston City Council town hall. Pic: Tony Worrall Preston City Council has achieved the Carbon Neutral International Standard. This has been granted by One Carbon World for Preston’s work on measuring and reducing its carbon emissions. Preston City […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and South Ribble included in Flood and Coastal Erosion Investment Plan

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Paul Melling Homes and businesses in Cumbria and Lancashire are to be better protected from flooding and coastal erosion as part of plans published by the government and Environment Agency, with £82.1m […]

3 months ago
Preston McDonald’s volunteers fundraise £11,000 during district litter pick

Over 100 McDonald’s volunteers have collected rubbish along 47 miles of Lancashire and raised more than £11,000 for charity. Volunteers from 16 restaurants joined forces to clean the distance from […]

4 months ago
Grimsargh Wetlands Trust receives raft donation to support local wildlife

Grimsargh Wetlands Trust has received a donation of cable drums for use on the wetlands to create rafts to support the wildlife that resides there. Situated in the village of […]

4 months ago
‘My stress blows away in the wind’ – Preston man speaks about the mental health benefits of connecting with nature

Myplace mental health service users A Preston man has spoken about the mental health benefits of connecting with nature. Connor Hudson is an Assistant Project Officer at Myplace, Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust’s […]

4 months ago
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