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Wildlife and Conservation

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

Preston charity want to know which green spaces in the city need some love

Let’s Grow Preston is a community environmental charity working across Preston. They work from their headquarters in Ashton Walled Garden, and their site at Grange Community gardens. They help community […]

1 week ago
24 Muscovy ducklings and their mother believed to have been stolen from Treales

A picture of the duck family released by police Pic: Fylde Police Police say 24 ducklings and their mother were taken from a village on the outskirts of Preston. The family of Muscovy ducks were taken from the Treales area. Fylde Police […]

1 month ago
The story behind one of Preston’s most famous families – the Ashton swans

The swan family following each other along the Lancaster Canal Since spring, we’ve watched on in delight as the family of swans has survived and thrived on the Lancaster Canal in Ashton. The two adults have nurtured nine babies, who […]

2 months ago
Climate campaigners launch call for where Preston should have new cycle lanes

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square Prestonians are being asked where they would like to see new cycle lanes in the city. Climate Action Preston are making cycling their key campaign this October as they join […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Swan goes on walkabout in Ingol before reuniting with family on Lancaster Canal

A cygnet that appeared in an Ingol car park has found its way back to its family on the Lancaster Canal. Alan Drew who lives in Brook Croft spotted the […]

2 months ago
Anger as one cat saved and another found dead in Fulwood housing development pond

Pond at Story Homes DUrton Manor Pic: Andy Dunkley A Preston man who rescued a drowning cat from a pond at a Fulwood housing development – only to find another one dead – has shared his anger in a […]

2 months ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, September 19 to September 25

CGI aerial view of Adelphi roundabout and the new UCLan Student Centre when works are completed Lots has happened in Preston in the past week. One of Preston’s most famous products returned home when Freddie Flintoff brought Jamie Redknapp on a visit to Moor Park. There […]

2 months ago
Swan rescued and rehomed in Southport after crash landing in Ashton backyard

The cygnet being released on to Marine Lake A cygnet has been rescued and rehomed in Southport after it crash-landed in an Ashton backyard. It appears the bird was one of the nine cygnets that were born on […]

2 months ago
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