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Wildlife and Conservation

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

Poppies lining Broughton Bypass are a fitting tribute to war hero James Towers

Poppies have been lining James Towers Way Poppies springing up along Broughton Bypass are a fitting tribute to war hero James Towers. Covering the route that was named after the Victoria […]

1 year ago
Grimsargh now has control of its reservoirs back

A view of the current wetlands in Grimsargh A view of the current wetlands in Grimsargh A village in Preston has been handed back control of three reservoirs. Victoria bodies of water in Grimsargh are now controlled by […]

2 years ago
Pollution warning at Cuerden Valley Park river

The River Lostock has turned a murky brown colour The River Lostock has turned a murky brown colour A river near Preston appears to have been contaminated with pollution. Environment Agency officers are working to find the source of […]

2 years ago
Canal clean up brings Shelley Road together

Volunteers cleaning up the canal in Ashton-on-Ribble Volunteers cleaning up the canal in Ashton-on-Ribble Hundreds of pieces of glass, beer cans and a shopping trolley have been fished out of the canal at Preston. Dozens of Shelley […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Wildlife cameraman Simon King OBE is coming to Preston

Simon King Simon King OBE, a well respected wildlife cameraman, is coming to Preston to celebrate Lancashire Badger Group’s 25th Anniversary. Lancashire Badger Group is a group that works together to […]

2 years ago
Toxic giant hogweed found by the River Ribble

Poster has been put up warning those out on a walk by the Ribble Poster has been put up warning those out on a walk by the Ribble Walkers and joggers are being warned about a dangerous plant on the banks of the River […]

2 years ago
The best bluebell walks in and around Preston

Springtime is the perfect season to discover carpets of flowering bluebells in beautiful woodlands in the local area. Preston offers many places to help you discover the top spots for […]

2 years ago
Groundwork staff help Preston pupils get back to nature

Evironmental charity Groundwork spent a day giving the environmental learning area at St Stephen’s Primary School a makeover. Primary school pupils will now have an outdoor area that they can […]

3 years ago
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