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

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 […]

9 months ago
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 […]

9 months 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 […]

12 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 […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

2 years ago
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