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

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
Leyland tennis coach’s community support celebrated by Amazon

Jonah Ukpong recieving his award An Amazon employee who supports the community in Leyland has been named as a regional winner in the company’s national That’s BENtastic awards.   Jonah Ukpong works at the Amazon […]

4 months ago
Spectacular sporting season for Longsands girls

Longsands Community Primary School girls football team It’s been a spectacular season for girls sport at Longsands Community Primary School. In football, the girls won the Preston Primary Schools Championship League with 44 goals scored and none conceded. […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ashton Park sports hub consultation begins

The plans for the Ashton Park sports hub The public are being invited to give their views on major changes to Ashton Park. Preston City Council has unveiled proposals for nearly £10m to be spent on building a […]

4 months ago
Preston City Games returned at UCLan for first time in 10 years

A group of people on a platform being awarded a trophy and cheering UCLan Sports Arena hosted the first Preston City Games since 2012 on Friday 30 June that saw teams of businesses compete in football, rounders and netball, followed by Golf at Ashton […]

4 months ago
Padel court plans at West View Leisure Centre

Padel is a racket sport that combines elements of tennis, squash and badminton and is played by over 18 million people worldwide One of the UK’s fastest-growing sports looks set for a permanent home at a city leisure centre. Plans have been lodged to redevelop a former outdoor sports pitch at West […]

5 months ago
Former Preston North End players to face off to help kit man Brian Hickson

A number of former Preston North End players are putting their boots back on this weekend. Former PNE kit man Brian Hickson has been diagnosed with throat cancer. To help […]

5 months ago
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