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

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. […]

4 weeks 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.

2 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.

2 months ago
Tardy Gate play area and skate park plans consultation launched

South Ribble Borough Council is preparing to pump £500,000 into new play equipment and skate park at Tardy Gate.

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston ranked as third most dog-friendly place in the UK

Dog walkers in Haslam Park Pic: Tony Worrall Preston has been ranked as one of the most dog-friendly places in the UK. A study, undertaken by outdoor shop Millets, has looked at destinations with dog-friendly hotels, restaurants, pubs […]

2 months ago
Clip n Climb Preston announces closure

One of the climbing challenges at Clip n Climb Pic: Clip n Climb Preston The climbing wall has been operating for seven years in the city based near Red Scar.

2 months ago
Cuerden Valley Park sees major upgrade to footpaths

Aerial view of Cuerden Valley Park Pic: BBC LDRS/Lancashire County Council One of Lancashire’s most popular green spaces has been redesigned and upgraded to make it more accessible for people with limited mobility. The improvements to Cuerden Valley Park, in Clayton-le-Woods, […]

3 months ago
Preston Harriers launching Avenham Park couch to 5k

Heidi, Dave and Maureen from the Harriers will lead the running sessions Pic: Preston Harriers A new couch to 5k group is getting going in early October. Preston Harriers are putting on the nine week of sessions to help people reach the 5k distance. UK […]

3 months ago
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