Wildlife and Conservation

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

Brockholes nature reserve seeks commercial partners

The popular local nature reserve just south of Preston is offering opportunities to become partners for the next phase of its development.¬† Brockholes nature reserve is hoping the continuing development […]

8 years ago
Volunteers needed for planting session in City Centre

Help clean up and tidy the flowerbeds in Preston City centre. Preston Environmental Forum Action Group (PEF) are asking for help on Thursday 10 April to plant out and weed […]

8 years ago
Environmental report reveals scale of new Western Preston link road plan

A report prepared for the county council states there is a risk of pollution in the Lancaster Canal if the road went ahead Permission is being sought by the county council to scope out a new ¬£105 million link road for Preston. As part of the City Deal, pumping hundreds of million of […]

8 years ago
Bag yourself free compost from Global Renewables in Preston

As spring gets closer the weather gets warmer and many of us start sorting out our gardens, planting for summer. Free compost made from recycled green & food waste is […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Haslam Wetland Plant Project back on track after storm damage

Haslam Park saw many trees felled during the February storms Back in August 2013 we reported that one of Preston‚Äôs award-winning¬†parks¬†received a funding boost. ¬£49,082 was allocated to Haslam Park in Ashton-on-Ribble enabling it to recover and conserve threatened plants. […]

8 years ago
Preston Environmental Forum ask for Plant Donations

Preston Environmental Forum (PEF) is gearing¬†up for spring and planning lots exciting¬†environmental projects for the coming year.¬†One of the Forum‚Äôs main projects is the Corn¬†Exchange beds in the city centre. […]

8 years ago
Winckley Square regeneration moves a step closer with funding award

Winckley Square is a haven for office workers during the summer lunchtimes Plans to revive and protect Winckley Square’s heritage have moved a step closer. The Heritage Lottery Fund have granted ¬£22,500 to the project which wants to bid for ¬£1 million […]

8 years ago
Brockholes Nature Reserve friends group get grant funding

brockholes nature reserve Friends of the Brockholes Nature Reserve have received a grant from a local county councillor. Kevin Ellard, who represents Preston East, has donated ¬£768 for six conservation volunteers to be […]

8 years ago
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