Wildlife and Conservation

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

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 […]

3 weeks 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month ago
Those in Preston and Lancashire warned to check trees for Ash Dieback – a serious fungal condition

Lancashire County Council is reminding anyone with trees on their property that they have a responsibility to ensure they are in a safe condition. This is especially important this summer […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement McDonalds organising litter pick events around their Preston and South Ribble restaurants

McDonalds is to allow some drivers to 'fast forward' with their order Pic: Google There will be a litter picking event taking place throughout Preston and Lancashire next month. McDonald’s will be hosting the local litter picks on Tuesday 8 Jume from 9am as […]

2 months ago
New project inspiring Prestonians to turn their outdoor spaces into wildlife havens

Barratt and David Wilson Homes North West and the RSPB have recently launched a new project – ‘Nature on Your Doorstep.’ This is a project designed to inspire and advise […]

2 months ago
Youngsters terrorising animals along Lancaster Canal and threatening Ashton residents

The youngsters have been seen terrorising wildlife near the 'rainbow bridge' Two boys have been spotted along the Lancaster Canal in Ashton-on-Ribble using a catapult to throw stones at swans and ducks. The incident occurred on Sunday 16 May at around […]

2 months ago
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 […]

3 months ago
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