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Wildlife and Conservation

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

Winckley Square tree works to start in build up to £1.2million Gardens project

A project to remove decaying and unhealthy trees in Preston’s Winckley Square Gardens will begin this Thursday (February 25th 2016) ahead of a £1.2million restoration scheme. This initial project covers […]

3 years ago
Explore the Brockholes Nature Reserve in after-dark walk

Brockholes can be accessed late at night for the walk Pic: Pelham 123 The after-dark secrets of a Preston nature reserve are to be revealed. Brockholes Nature Reserve is opening its doors late on a Saturday night in January for a special nature […]

3 years ago
Petition calls for Beacon Fell Visitor Centre to be saved

Beacon Fell is visited by tens of thousands of people each year Pic: Dan Talbot A country park on the outskirts of Preston could have its visitor centre shut down. Lancashire County Council is proposing to discontinue its countrywide service by 2018 as it struggles […]

3 years ago
PCC planning committee to consider removal of trees in Winckley Square Gardens

  A meeting will be held on 3 December 2015 to report to the planning committee of Preston City Council who will decide on the matter of tree removal in […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Grimsargh Wetlands new homes due for approval despite neighbour objections

How the Grimsargh Wetlands may look once the nature reserve is created Twelve homes built on the edge of abandoned reservoirs in a village near Preston have triggered objections from neighbours. Grimsargh Wetlands is to be turned into a nature reserve and […]

4 years ago
Large retailers to charge 5p per plastic bag

Large retailers will soon have to charge 5p for every plastic bag provided for shoppers. 7 billion plastic carrier bags are thrown away each year and The Single Use Carrier Bags Charges […]

4 years ago
Ashton Park community garden to be dug into former bowling green

Ashton Park may see new flowers blooming Pic: Tony Worrall A new community garden is set to be created in Ashton Park on the site of an old bowling green. Preston City Council cutbacks meant two bowling greens were mothballed […]

4 years ago
Heritage Open Days in Preston, Friday September 11

Heritage Open Days is a nationally recognised event which tours the country, bringing to life a city’s hidden treasures. Preston has so much to offer that we’ve put together this […]

4 years ago
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