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Preston coronavirus rate remains above 100 as city enjoys hot Spring day and restrictions easing

The view in Avenham Park during Tuesday Pic: Tony Worrall While the sun was shining on the hottest March day in 53 years the latest coronavirus cases and infection rates were released with Preston staying above 100 cases per 100,000 […]

6 months ago
Preston Heritage Open Days launch virtual activities throughout September

This year Preston Heritage Open Days (HOD) is going online as well as onsite as part of the free annual national festival celebrating local historic buildings and heritage. From Friday […]

1 year ago
Avenham Park left empty as Preston Easter Egg rolling goes online

A tradition dating back more than 150 years in Preston was taken online this year. Easter Egg Rolling usually attracts more than 10,000 visitors to Avenham and Miller Park but […]

1 year ago
The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is officially open again

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Mick Gardner The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is officially open as the summer holidays get under way. The cafe has been swiftly renovated by Preston City Council after its shock closure […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Spot yourself at the Lancashire Festival in Miller Park

After a wet start the sun shone down on the Lancashire Festival. The event, organised by Joshua Holden and team, has transferred from Moor Park. And they were rewarded with […]

2 years ago
Things to do in Preston during the 2019 summer holidays

Enjoying an ice cream at the show The summer of 2019 is nearly upon us! The weather might be undecided as to what season it is but the kids will certainly let us know they’re off school […]

2 years ago
Things to do during May half term 2019 in Preston

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is just one of the venues holding events during half-term Pic: Tony Worrall It may seem like the kids were only just off school for Easter but May half term is nearly upon us! Most schools still have one week off but others […]

2 years ago
Easter Egg Rolling in Avenham Park drew modern day record crowds

A sea of people in Avenham Park Pic: Jim Beattie Preston’s annual Easter Egg rolling drew record-breaking crowds for modern times. With temperatures of up to 26 degrees it was a case of chasing melting chocolate eggs down the hill […]

2 years ago
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