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Recreation

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

May Bank Holiday 5k to take place in Avenham Park

Put through their paces for the Avenham Park 5k A 5k run is coming to Preston city centre but has a new route due to the Old Tram bridge closure. Avenham Park is hosting the University of Central Lancashire’s […]

11 months ago
West View Leisure centre restores hoist for disabled swimmers

The pool at West View One of Preston’s leisure centres has put in a new hoist for disabled swimmers after being criticised on a regional news programme. ITV Granada highlighted in February how the hoist […]

11 months ago
Penwortham Bypass to see 10k, 5k and fun run take place

Penwortham Bypass work is ongoing Pic: Kevin Hunt Runners in Penwortham are being given the chance to run a brand new road – before it opens to drivers. Penwortham Bypass stretches from the A59 to the A582 and […]

11 months ago
Roller World is closing down this weekend

Roller World Preston opening day Preston’s only indoor roller rink has announced it is closing. Roller World opened in Campbell Street in July and has been popular with children and families. But in a shock […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Families band together to save children’s services at Ashton’s Star Youth Centre

Ashton mums are banding together to save family and wellbeing services at The Star youth club. The club is one of 17 in Lancashire which faces uncertainty following Lancashire County […]

1 year ago
Two Preston brothers-in-law have launched a new boxing brand

Bravose is a new boxing brand made in Preston Pic: Anthony Ives Photography Two brothers-in-law from Preston are hoping to knock out the competition with a new range of boxing products. Boxing enthusiasts Anas Rehman and Muhammad Tayyab created the Bravose brand in […]

1 year ago
Larches boxing club has become so popular it needs to expand

A gym session in the Larches club A boxing club in Larches is so popular it is bursting at the seams. Larches and Savick Boxing Academy has trained the likes of Commonwealth Games gold-winning medalists Scott Fitzgerald […]

1 year ago
Guild Wheel photo competition is launched

Out for a cycle on the Guild Wheel Pic: Tony Worrall Making its way in a 21-mile loop around the city its become one of Preston’s favourite things to do. The Guild Wheel has become a lasting legacy of the 2012 […]

1 year ago
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