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Junior parkrun returning to Avenham Park

Looking down on Parkrun runners in Avenham Park Pic: Lynn Brown Avenham Park junior parkrun is restarting on Sunday (9 May). Runners aged four to 10 years old will be able to join in with the free, timed 2k parkrun. Avenham […]

2 weeks ago
Avenham Park gardeners remove broken glass bottles stuck upturned in the turf

Preston residents have been warned about broken glass bottles stuck in the grass at Avenham Park thanks to a community Facebook group. The post warned people to be cautious with […]

4 weeks ago
Quad bike seized after anti-social use in busy Avenham Park on Good Friday

Seized quad bike Pic: Preston Police Police have seized a quad bike thanks to reports from the public of the vehicle being used in an anti-social manner around Avenham Park on Good Friday. Officers have been […]

1 month ago
How this heart-shaped flower installation in Avenham Park is lifting spirits

Avenham Park flower installation Pic: @honeyshideaway A heart-shaped flower installation in Avenham Park is bringing cheer to park visitors. The display appeared in the park on Saturday (27 February), and was created by Preston-based wedding florist […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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, […]

3 months ago
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 […]

4 months 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 […]

4 months 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 […]

6 months ago
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