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Wildlife and Conservation

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

Rare osprey sighting at Brockholes Nature Reserve is getting birdwatchers excited

A rare sighting of an osprey on the River Ribble has birdwatchers hoping for the flitter flutter of tiny wings at Brockholes Nature Reserve. Ospreys have been spotted at the […]

3 months ago
Solar panels planned for the rooftop of Plumbs factory

Plumbs factory at Brookhouse Mill Pic: Tony Worrall A new solar farm is planned for the roof of a Preston factory. Sofa cover makes and reupholstery specialists Plumbs have applied for permission for 829 solar panels to be […]

3 months ago
Criminal Damage at Barclays in Preston after Greenpeace Climate exhibition

Pop-up exhibition blocks Barclays Bank in Manchester. Police were called to Barclays in Preston on Monday after reports of criminal damage as part of a national climate change protest. Greenpeace activists sealed the doors of the bank […]

4 months ago
Meet the Preston group who have been celebrating the natural world since 1876

The Society on a summer outing In 1876, during the age of Queen Victoria, The Preston Scientific Society was founded. It was a time of scientific and technological awakening, and against this background the Society flourished, spawning […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Hen harrier chicks fledge in the Forest of Bowland

A hen harrier in flight Pic: rado_vaclav Populations of a bird of prey near Preston have been given a boost. The RSPB has announced 22 hen harrier chicks have fledged their nests. Five nests in the Forest […]

11 months ago
Fish deaths at Lea ponds due to drastic weekend weather

The weekend’s dramatic weather has had a deadly effect on fish in the Barley Pit near Lea. The Environment Agency is looking at ways to protect the species after dozens […]

12 months ago
Bee centre near Preston given boost with more than 200 hives donated

A bee keeper attends a hive Pic: Pexels/9154 A bee centre in Preston is to receive a donation of 200 beehives. Construction firm Jackon has made the commitments to The Bee Centre in Samlesbury. Based within the grounds […]

12 months ago
Woodland School launches forest sessions in Highgate Woods

One child wears her fairy wings in the woods Highgate Woods was turned into a woodland adventure during Sunday morning. Run by Tom and Sabina Gerrard they are creating The Woodland School Limited. They held at open day at […]

12 months ago
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