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

Kirkham swimming pool closure triggers campaign group

Kirkham swimming pool in Station Road, Kirkham Pic: BBC LDRS The people of Kirkham will keep making a splash until the town’s swimming pool is reopened, local politicians have been warned. That was the message delivered by around 150 residents […]

4 months ago
City of Preston Road Race 2023: Pictures from 5 and 10-miler

Setting off on the City of Preston Road Race Nearly 250 runners completed the 5-mile and 10-mile City of Preston road race. The route starting and finishing at Walmer Bridge village hall takes the runners on a road race […]

4 months ago
Tanterton Green play area set for upgrade

Tanterton Green play area Pic: Google A well-used play area in Ingol is to see its playground given an upgrade. Tanterton Green play area has mainly grass underneath a lot of its play equipment that needs […]

4 months ago
Ashton Park, Haslam Park and Moor Park now ‘pay-to-play’ tennis courts

Moor Park's renovated courts Pic: Preston City Council Three tennis courts in Preston parks are to now ‘pay-to-play’. Preston City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) have partnered for a major revamp of the courts at Moor […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Leyland Pirates FC donate old kit to Kenyan school

The donated Leyland Pirates FC kit Pic: Leyland Pirates FC A South Ribble youth football team have donated their old kits to a team in Kenya. Leyland Pirates FC sent the sportswear to where the father of one of their […]

4 months ago
Moor Park bowling greens set for revival

The Moor Park bowling pavilion Pic: Tony Worrall The bowling greens in Moor Park are set for a major revamp. According to Preston City Council the greens were ‘significantly damaged’ due to misuse during the coronavirus lockdowns. A […]

4 months ago
Phoenix Park leisure complex at Preston Docks approved

The proposed pioneer building Pic: mck commercial design Preston is set to get its own water sports lake and dry ski slope after councillors gave the go-ahead to a leisure facility that one of them described as like […]

4 months ago
Ashton Park sports hub plans receive backing from junior football coach

A junior football team coach says that multi-million pound plans for new playing facilities in a Preston park are desperately needed – because children are regularly missing out on matches […]

4 months ago
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