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Former Royal Preston Hospital nurse makes great strides for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A former staff nurse has raised over £1,600 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation over Christmas by completing Preston’s seventh annual Cheeky Santa Dash. Coronavirus restrictions meant this year’s dash had to […]

2 weeks ago
Covid marshals ‘failed to stop gatherings of people’ outside Avenham Park cafe

Claims were recently made that people in Avenham Park were not following social distancing Pic: Lauren Melling Preston City Council have responded following claims of a lack of social distancing in Avenham Park over the weekend. A Blog Preston reader, Lauren Melling was out in the Preston […]

3 weeks ago
Japanese rock garden in Avenham Park temporarily closed due to dead trees

Avenham Park rock garden closed. Pic: Preston Parks Part of Avenham Park is temporarily closed off. The closure is as a result of three dead trees being removed from the rock garden. Whilst the work is ongoing the […]

2 months ago
Preston Monopoly launching this week

The Sessions House in Preston city centre, part of the Town Hall complex Pic: Tony Worrall This week will see the launch of Preston’s very own official Monopoly game. When it is launched, Prestonians will be able to see which landmark has landed the game’s top […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

3 months ago
Preston photographers capture autumn around the city

Moor Park Pic: Paul Melling It’s time to put away the summer clothes and dust off the coats and jumpers as the best season is back again. Autumn has arrived in the blink of an […]

4 months 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 […]

5 months ago
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 […]

6 months ago
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