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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 […]

1 week 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 […]

2 weeks ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 29 to September 4

Hugh Carthy riding in the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Fulwood and Walton-le-Dale saw the closure and opening of coronavirus testing centres, and The Living City project launched its […]

2 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 months ago
Funding granted to refurbish Haslam Park playground

Part of the playground that will be refurbished The Friends of Haslam Park have secured over £40,000 to refurbish the children’s playground in the park. The group has recently had a bid for a £30,000 grant approved by […]

12 months ago
Watch as heavy rain causes flooding along Preston Guild Wheel

Flooding at Savick Heavy rain has caused flooding at various points along the Guild Wheel, including at Haslam Park, Savick Brook and the River Ribble. Lisa Brown was out on the Guild Wheel […]

1 year ago
How this secret sign-maker is making Prestonians smile

Pic: @vews_one A secret sign-maker has popped up in Preston. The mystery maker goes by the name @vews_one on Instagram. Their bio simply states: “To Get Your Attention Makes Me Smile.” The […]

1 year ago
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