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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 […]

1 day ago
Details of the City of Preston 10k have been announced

The second City of Preston 10k race has been announced with the route following a familiar course. Runners will start at the Flag Market before heading down through Avenham Park, […]

1 week ago
Old Tram Bridge ‘worse than first thought’ but councillors vow to fix it

The Old Tram Bridge across the River Ribble is in much worse condition than first thought – but councillors have vowed to work together to find a way to reopen […]

2 weeks ago
Test your hero status when this assault course comes to Preston

Heroes taking on the assault course in 2017 Pic: Alf Myers Prestonians will be given the chance to test their hero status once again when the Hero Assault Course returns to Avenham Park. The course, which is designed by Royal Marine […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement How Preston Twitter helped to reunite Molly the lost collie with her owner

Molly reunited with her owners Pic: Blog Preston/Julian Williams A lost collie helped restore everyone’s faith in the Internet during Thursday evening. Molly had escaped from a nearby garden and was found wandering in Avenham Park. Blog Preston was […]

1 month ago
Cycle route to connect Preston Railway Station and Avenham Park progresses

Another view of the bridge, showing where the cycle path will join Funding for the initial wheels to turn on a new cycle route connecting Avenham Park to the station has been given. Lancashire County Council has confirmed it is putting £30,000 […]

2 months 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 […]

3 months ago
Preston bakes for the annual Easter Egg Rolling in Avenham Park

The good weather brought huge crowds out for the egg rolling tradition at Avenham Park Pic: Blog Preston Preston basked in temperatures reaching 26 degrees during the annual Easter Egg Rolling. Thousands of people flocked to Avenham and Miller Park for the free festival. The Preston tradition of […]

3 months ago
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