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Three arrests and five caravans seized as police clear traveller site at Ashton Park

Police tow away one of the suspected stolen caravans Pic: Preston Police Police have cleared all the travellers’ caravans from Ashton Park following reports of anti-social behaviour. Five suspected stolen caravans were seized, and three individuals were arrested at the scene for […]

1 month ago
Evicted Moor Park travellers set up camp in Fulwood and Ashton

Some areas of the city are already covered by the new Public Space Protection Orders - such as Ashton Park Pic: Tony Worrall A group of travellers recently evicted from Moor Park have moved onto parks in Fulwood and Ashton. Yesterday afternoon, on Wednesday 11 August, motorhomes and caravans were spotted driving onto […]

1 month ago
‘Mindless vandals’ wreck veterans charity headquarters in Ashton Park

Dig In, a veterans charity based in Ashton Park, have been subjected to devastating break-ins in recent weeks, with the last happening on Wednesday, 16 June. Dig In provide peer […]

3 months ago
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 […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year ago
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