Wildlife and Conservation

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

Fracking in Lancashire: Future of two Cuadrilla sites near Preston to be decided by end of January

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire Two controversial applications on fracking on the outskirts of Preston are to be given more time for consultation. More than 11,000 responses have already been received regarding Cuadrilla’s proposals for […]

7 years ago
Grimsargh Green pond to be dredged and cleared

Grimsargh Green pond is to be enhanced thanks to funding A volunteer group has received funding towards clearing out a village pond. The Friends of Grimsargh Green have been given £200 to help improve the ecostructure of the Grimsargh village […]

7 years ago
In pictures: Funky fungi spring up across Preston

The warm and wet October has helped fuel the perfect growing conditions for some very funky mushrooms. Fungi of all shapes and sizes has been popping up across Preston’s parks, […]

7 years ago
Winckley Square: Nearly £1 million secured for heritage project around the Georgian Square

Nearly £1 million has been secured for the area around Preston’s Winckley Square. The Georgian Square is revered as one of the crown jewels of the city and the Heritage […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fracking Lancashire event to take place at Preston Minster

Fracking is to be discussed at the event An event to discuss potential fracking in the countryside on the edge of Preston has been called. Campaign groups are holding a summit at Preston’s St John Minster called Fracking […]

7 years ago
Grimsargh reservoirs and wetlands could move into public ownership

Grimsargh reservoirs are a haven for wildlife Three reservoirs near Grimsargh could move into ownership of the local Parish Council. What’s become known as the Grimsargh Wetlands was secured as a nature reserve in 2009. Now parish […]

7 years ago
Moor Nook allotment gets new access road and signs

County Councillors Ellard and Fillis at the allotment A community allotment in Ribbleton has been given a makeover. Lancashire County Council have ploughed £8,000 into improving the entrance to the Moor Nook Community Allotments. An access road off […]

7 years ago
Pictured: Feeding time for baby orphan Preston hedgehogs

Dinner time for one baby hoglet These too cute for word pictures show feeding time for three orphaned hedgehogs. The baby hedgehogs lost their mother on a nearby road. Preston Hedgehog Rescue, based in Fulwood, have […]

7 years ago
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