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

Curfews, travel warnings and no mixing of households – new rules brought in across Preston, South Ribble and neighbouring boroughs amid rising Covid rates

Skyline in the city Pic: Tony Worrall New measures are to be introduced in Lancashire as part of a combined effort across the county to help fight Covid-19. After six weeks of ‘local lockdown’ in Preston, neighbouring […]

8 hours ago
Preston residents to have their say over city’s dog control orders

Residents in Preston are being encouraged to share their views relating to dog control issues in public places as part of a consultation on current legislation. Preston City Council have […]

3 months ago
Volunteer litter picking can be encouraged in Preston under lockdown

Janet Stocks has been a familiar face in Fulwood with her volunteer litter picking Pic: Janet Stocks/Blog Preston Litter picking has classed as a valid form of exercise or reason for being outside. Preston City Council’s green volunteers team say volunteer litter pickers can operate. They’ve issued guidance […]

4 months ago
Home library service put on hold to protect vulnerable residents from Coronavirus

Lancashire County Council’s home library service has been suspended until further notice due to the Covid-19 outbreak. It had been hoped that the service, which allows books to be delivered […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Prestfest postponed due to Coronavirus fears

One of Preston’s biggest summer events has been postponed due to fears over the spread of Coronavirus. The organisers of Prestfest have confirmed that the event is to be postponed […]

6 months ago
Croston and Elswick named finalists in RHS Britain in Bloom 2020

Croston looking very pretty Pic: Croston in Bloom / Facebook Croston and Elswick have been announced as finalists for this year’s Royal Horticultural Society Britain in Bloom competition. The two villages will be among 70 finalists that will be going […]

8 months ago
Medal opportunities galore at the 38th Preston 10 Mile Road Race

The 10-mile course starts and ends in Hutton The 38th Preston 10 Mile Road Race will be taking place on Sunday 17 November, with a variety of medals up for grabs. Three championships will be contested – the […]

10 months ago
City of Preston 10k winners announced after more than 1,200 took part

More than 1,200 runners took to the streets of Preston for the City of Preston 10k on Sunday. Starting in Market Street, the runners ran past beautiful scenery via Avenham Park […]

11 months ago
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