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Six beautiful Preston parks retain their Green Flag Awards

Miller Park thank you key workers 2020 has been a record-breaking year as more than 2,000 green spaces across the country get the international quality mark. And Preston has come up smelling of roses, with six […]

1 month ago
Preston woman runs 200km to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Katrina celebrating at the end of one of her runs. A woman from Preston has completed a 200km challenge called Running Down Dementia. Katrina Taylor covered the distance from Preston to Coventry over 50 days to raise money for Alzheimer’s […]

3 months ago
Play areas in Preston’s parks to reopen as lockdown restrictions ease

How part of the new Grange Park play area looks Play areas in many of Preston’s parks will start to reopen from today (Saturday 4 July) as the government continues to ease lockdown restrictions. Avenham Park, Moor Park, Ashton Park […]

5 months ago
Ingol mum to run marathon in Ashton Park to help in fight against knife crime

Kirsty Quigley running in a road race An Ingol mum is set to run a marathon in Ashton Park to raise funds and awareness in the fight against knife crime. Kirsty Quigley will be doing 20 laps […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police warning to keep away from Preston parks and ‘beauty spots’ to help social distancing

A police van parked up at Ashton Park Pic: Preston Police Police have urged Preston residents to keep away from the Docks and the city’s parks. Good weather has been continuing throughout the week and the Easter weekend looks set to […]

8 months ago
Vandalism happening ‘every other day’ at military charity based in Ashton Park

Some of the vandalism at Dig In North West Pic: Dig In North West/Facebook A Preston charity says it is experiencing vandalism at its premises “every other day”. Dig In North West, which provides peer-to-peer support for the military community, is based in the […]

1 year ago
Car fire tackled by firefighters near Ashton Park

Fire crew tackling the flames near Ashton Park Pic: Steven Hartley Firefighters put a fire in a car near Ashton Park during Friday evening. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent one crew from Penwortham around 8pm on Friday (26 July). The […]

1 year ago
Creating green spaces and saving lives – how this Preston charity is growing its impact

One of Let's Grow Preston's gardens A Preston charity that encourages a community of green spaces is growing its impact across the city. Established around eight years ago, Let’s Grow Preston aims to create and support […]

2 years ago
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