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Two years since the Old Tram Bridge was closed

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling It has been two years since the Old Tram Bridge was shut to the public due to its condition. The bridge, which spans the River Ribble and links Avenham Park with Penwortham, […]

2 weeks ago
Michael Brooks memorial bench unveiled in Avenham Park

A memorial bench for Michael Brooks has been put in place in Avenham park. Michael Brooks was tragically found in the River Ribble in Penwortham three years ago after a […]

2 weeks ago
Cruel vandals destroy tribute to key workers in Avenham and Miller park

During the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s focus has been on thanking the NHS and other key workers for the amazing hard work they do. Unfortunately today (Friday 13 November), @ParksInPreston […]

4 months ago
Avenham and Miller Park flooded after intense downpours with Preston told to prepare for more rain

After a miserable and wet weekend across Preston, a yellow weather warning has been issued for Preston and Lancashire for the rest of today (Monday, 2 November). The bad weather […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Growing safety concerns over ‘speeding cyclists’ on Frenchwood and Avenham paths

A cyclist in Avenham Park Prestonians are concerned that a serious accident could be caused by speeding cyclists on the Guild Wheel. Locals walking the riverside paths in Frenchwood and Avenham and Miller Parks say […]

7 months ago
Tree falls in Miller Park during Preston parkrun

Runners make their way by the tree in Miller Park Pic: Steven Taylor Runners taking on the city’s parkrun had an unexpected hurdle during Saturday morning. More than 400 runners took on the 5k around Avenham and Miller Park. A fallen tree in […]

2 years ago
Pavilion cafe to reopen as council take it on

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall A cafe in one of the city’s most popular parks is to reopen. The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is being taken on and operated by Preston City Council. Tribourne […]

2 years ago
Six Preston parks keep the green flag flying

Miller Park on a summer's evening Pic: Gary Bond Preston’s parks have been recognised once again for their glorious views, flowers and upkeep. The latest Green Flag Awards sees Preston City Council keeping the green flag flying at five […]

2 years ago
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