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

The Friends of the Guild Wheel want your photos to appear in 2023 calendar to celebrate tenth year

A Guild Wheel distance sign on the route Pic: Blog Preston The Friends of the Guild Wheel are looking to create a calendar for 2023 to celebrate 10 years of the Guild Wheel. They are asking for residents to submit their […]

3 days ago
The Harry Potter train will travel through Preston Station between May and September

Harry Potter Train Hogwarts Express. Pic: Javipolinario The Pendle Dalesman, also known as the Hogwarts Express, will be running through Preston as part of its trip through the Dales. The train will be travelling along the Settle […]

1 month ago
The Preston woman postcrossing her way around the world during lockdown

A selection of the postcards received by Heather in January 2021 Although worldwide travel may be on hold for the moment, there is another way to connect with people from across the world in a safe and friendly way. Postcrossing has […]

2 months ago
Japanese rock garden in Avenham Park temporarily closed due to dead trees

Avenham Park rock garden closed. Pic: Preston Parks Part of Avenham Park is temporarily closed off. The closure is as a result of three dead trees being removed from the rock garden. Whilst the work is ongoing the […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Preston dog walking service supporting people who have learning disabilities

Two friends reunited through walking dogs for Barks and Recreation A Preston and South Ribble dog walking service with a difference is providing opportunities to people with disabilities. Barks and Recreation supports adults who have a learning disability to make […]

6 months ago
Rediscovering the Guild Wheel the quiet jewel in Preston’s exercise crown

A Guild Wheel distance sign on the route Pic: Blog Preston Cycling and walking have apparently ‘exploded’ during lockdown, with people rediscovering what’s on their doorsteps. I thought I’d take a moment to look at one of Preston’s greatest assets – […]

6 months ago
Petition calls for closure of West View Leisure Centre to be reversed

West View Leisure Centre Pic: Google More than 1,500 people have signed a petition calling for the operators of West View Leisure Centre to re-open the centre. Luke Parkinson, who says he is running as an […]

7 months ago
The Foxton Centre gives lockdown makeover to Smiths Rec in Frenchwood

The new Smiths rec Foxton Centre mural. Preston locals and The Foxton Centre have painted a new mural at Frenchwood green space Smiths Rec. The Foxton Centre has been working alongside young people and community members to […]

7 months ago
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