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

Fracking near Preston: Additional consultation period begins on Cuadrilla plans

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire A further consultation on plans to drill for shale gas in two areas on the edge of Preston has begun. Cuadrilla wants to use the controversial fracking method at Preston […]

5 years ago
Friends of Highgate Wood to hold annual Easter Egg Hunt event

Following the success from their Easter event last year, the Friends of Highgate Wood are holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt event this year on Easter Saturday 4th April; all will […]

5 years ago
Plant Donation Scheme to run for a second year

avenham japanese garden Preston Environmental Forum is hosting a plant donation scheme for the second year. After last year’s successes, the team are looking for specific weed-free donations from left over plants in […]

5 years ago
Designs revealed for £1million renovation of Winckley Square Gardens

  A £1million proposal to renovate Preston’s historic Winckley Square Gardens will ‘breathe new life’ into the area according to one of the experts behind the new bid. Final designs […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Friends of Highgate Wood hold event for opening ceremony of new pathways

Today, 10 January, the Friends of Highgate Wood and guests came together to celebrate the achievement of completing new pathways around the woodland area. The Highgate Wood project originated from […]

5 years ago
Two Winckley Square trees to be cut down

Two trees on Winckley Square are set to be cut down by Preston City Council. A beech tree and a sycamore tree at the entrance opposite Cross Street and near […]

5 years ago
Dig In North West receive funding towards carpentry workshop in Ashton Park

Volunteers at the walled garden extension construction site A Preston charity has received £200 from a local county councillor to help create a carpentry workshop. Dig In North West is currently working on a walled garden within Ashton […]

5 years ago
Anti-fracking protest to take place in Preston on Lancashire Day

Anti-fracking protests in Preston in April 2014 Anti-fracking groups are marking Lancashire Day with a planned protest outside County Hall. Frack Free Lancashire and Friends of the Earth are among the groups who are opposed to plans […]

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