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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 […]

3 weeks 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 […]

2 months ago
Play areas in Preston’s parks to reopen as lockdown restrictions ease

How part of the new Grange Park play area looks Play areas in many of Preston’s parks will start to reopen from today (Saturday 4 July) as the government continues to ease lockdown restrictions. Avenham Park, Moor Park, Ashton Park […]

3 months ago
Man taken to hospital with leg wounds after reports of stabbing in Avenham Park

Emergency services are in Avenham Park after a man was reportedly stabbed in the leg near the Japanese Gardens. Police and ambulance crews attended the park, shortly after 2pm following […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nature Project recognised for mental health benefits

Avenham-park-group-tree-planting An innovative ecotherapy project that connects people has been having a major impact on those attending groups in Preston. The sessions take place at Avenham Park on Wednesdays and Brockholes […]

6 months ago
The ‘puparazzi’ are coming to Avenham Park for dog photography workshops

Participants photographing a pooch on the first CatsDog workshop The next generation of puparazzi is being trained in Avenham Park thanks to a series of dog photography workshops. The workshops are being run by CatsDog, the Preston-based dog photographers. […]

7 months ago
‘A heartbroken mum looking for answers’ – family of Michael Brooks may never know how he drowned in Avenham Park

The family of a teenager who disappeared in Avenham Park may never know how he ended up in the River Ribble. Michael Brooks’ family have urged anyone with any information […]

8 months ago
A magical light show is in flight at Avenham Park

Luminous Birds Pic: Kathy Hinde A magical light installation is on display in Avenham Park. As night falls, Luminous Birds by Kathy Hinde comes alive, using synchronised lighting and music to create the sensation of […]

9 months ago
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