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Wildlife and Conservation

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

Wetland habitats form part of new Preston and South Ribble flood defences plan

The Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme proposes to better protect around 4,800 residential properties as well as over 300 businesses from direct flooding from the River Ribble […]

1 year ago
Fulwood school joins the Big Climate Fightback

ATS Pupils planting trees Pic: Archbishop Temple School Archbishop Temple School in Fulwood has joined the Woodland Trust’s Big Climate Fightback by planting 400 trees. Year 7 pupils planted a mixture of Rowen, Hawthorn, Wild Cherry, Mountain Ash […]

1 year ago
Preston charity want to know which green spaces in the city need some love

Let’s Grow Preston is a community environmental charity working across Preston. They work from their headquarters in Ashton Walled Garden, and their site at Grange Community gardens. They help community […]

2 years ago
24 Muscovy ducklings and their mother believed to have been stolen from Treales

A picture of the duck family released by police Pic: Fylde Police Police say 24 ducklings and their mother were taken from a village on the outskirts of Preston. The family of Muscovy ducks were taken from the Treales area. Fylde Police […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement The story behind one of Preston’s most famous families – the Ashton swans

The swan family following each other along the Lancaster Canal Since spring, we’ve watched on in delight as the family of swans has survived and thrived on the Lancaster Canal in Ashton. The two adults have nurtured nine babies, who […]

2 years ago
Climate campaigners launch call for where Preston should have new cycle lanes

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square Prestonians are being asked where they would like to see new cycle lanes in the city. Climate Action Preston are making cycling their key campaign this October as they join […]

2 years ago
Swan goes on walkabout in Ingol before reuniting with family on Lancaster Canal

A cygnet that appeared in an Ingol car park has found its way back to its family on the Lancaster Canal. Alan Drew who lives in Brook Croft spotted the […]

2 years ago
Anger as one cat saved and another found dead in Fulwood housing development pond

Pond at Story Homes DUrton Manor Pic: Andy Dunkley A Preston man who rescued a drowning cat from a pond at a Fulwood housing development – only to find another one dead – has shared his anger in a […]

2 years ago
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