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Wildlife and Conservation

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

Trees to be felled at Beacon Fell natural park

A swathe of trees are to be felled to allow younger trees to grow on the Fell An area of outstanding natural beauty near Preston is due to have environmental work carried out upon it. Beacon Fell, whose moody sides you can see from the city, needs […]

8 years ago
Green Gold for Brockholes

Brockholes, the UK’s first floating nature reserve scoops a gold at the Green Tourism awards. The Brockholes site, opened in 2011, can be found just outside Preston off junction 31 […]

8 years ago
RSPCA Inspectors investigate reports of animal poisoning in Savick

RSPCA Inspectors are investigating whether cats and dogs in Preston have been poisoned. The Preston and District RSPCA has posted on its Facebook group on Friday evening to let members […]

8 years ago
Brockholes Nature Reserve to be signposted from major Preston roads

The Brockholes Nature Reserve has proved a hit with local residents and those from further afield Signs for Brockholes Nature Reserve are due to be added on major routes around the city. Brown tourism signs pointing to the popular haven for wildlife have been given the […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Popular Preston Crematorium history walks return

Red deer can be seen in Preston's Crematorium which has become a haven for wildlife A walk around Preston’s Crematorium has been expanded to two sessions due to its popularity. Local historian David Hindle will lead two free walks around the crem on Longridge Road […]

9 years ago
Back in the wild: Peregrine falcon hurt in shoot released back into woods near Preston

Making its recovery: The bird of prey was nursed back to health A local falconer has worked with police to nurse a bird of prey found in a field near Salwick. Ray Balch took in the peregrine falcon after it was found […]

9 years ago
Preston parks to get a post Guild boost

Following the success of the Guild, that according to Preston Council saw almost 1 million attend, the main areas of attraction, Avenham and Miller Parks are desperatlry in need urgent […]

9 years ago
Councillors lobby for new bus service to Brockholes Nature Reserve

brockholes Local councillors in Fishwick are calling for a bus service to be diverted to take in the Brockholes Nature Reserve. The Reserve, just off Junction 31 of the M6, is […]

9 years ago
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