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This category relates to all things to do with recreation in Preston.

Running, conversation and doughnuts: The group bringing people together in Avenham Park

Two Lancashire businesses have teamed up to bring the community together through social, all-ability 5K runs at Avenham Park. The runs are led by Flow Collective, a new business that […]

2 months ago
Big revamp of Waddecar Scout Centre planned near Preston

Waddecar Scout Activity Centre. Pic: West Lancashire Scouts West Lancashire Scouts are fundraising for the future of the Waddecar Scout Activity Centre, based on the outskirts of Preston, near Beacon Fell. The centre has been open since 1954, […]

4 months ago
Lancashire School of Boxing opens in Aqueduct Street Mill

Lancashire School of Boxing has opened a new venue in Preston. The new club, which was first formed in 2017, has opened at Aqueduct Street Mill in Ashton-on-Ribble after relocating […]

4 months ago
DLN Dance School in Penwortham awarded fifteen world champion titles

The Tinytrons, 8&U World Champions. DLN dance school represented England in the World Street Dance Championships in London on December 9 and 10, walking away with fifteen World Champion Titles. The small dance school is […]

5 months ago
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Squirrels from New Longton achieve scouting’s top award

1st New Longton Scouts receive their awards Nine children from 1st New Longton Scouts, aged 4-6, achieved their Chief Scout Acorn last week – the highest award for the Squirrel Section. The children only had a few […]

5 months ago
Preston 10 mile race back in Hutton for 41st time

On the start line at a previous 10-miler Pic: Preston Harriers A road race around Hutton is returning for the 41st time. The Preston 10 Mile Road Race is hosted by Preston Harriers and begins at 10am on Sunday 19 November. […]

6 months ago
Ashton Park sports hub ‘would increase pitch usage’ claims football coach

The plans for the Ashton Park sports hub A new campaign group has been set up which says it supports the controversial proposals for Ashton Park which include a new sports hub and football pitches.

7 months ago
Preston parks tennis courts officially reopened after £243,000 renovation

Moor Park, Haslam Park and Ashton Park have all now seen major investment in their tennis courts with a pay-to-play scheme now in place.

8 months ago
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