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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 […]

3 weeks 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 […]

2 months 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 […]

3 months ago
Memorial bench placed in Haslam Park in tribute to personal trainer who died

The new bench in Haslam Park was installed by the parks team working with Steven Wardle's family Pic: Tony Worrall A new bench has been installed in Haslam Park in memory of Steven Wardle. The father-of-two drowned in the pond in the park after going for a late night run […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Six Preston parks keep the green flag flying

Miller Park on a summer's evening Pic: Gary Bond Preston’s parks have been recognised once again for their glorious views, flowers and upkeep. The latest Green Flag Awards sees Preston City Council keeping the green flag flying at five […]

4 months ago
Teenage boy arrested in Haslam Park after large knife found

The knife found by police Pic: Preston Police Police have arrested a teenager who was carrying a knife in a city park. The 15-year-old boy has spent the night in the cells after being found with a ‘very […]

6 months ago
Family of Steven Wardle will never know how he died in Haslam Park pond

Ste Wardle with his son Harry The family of a dad-of-two who drowned in the pond in Haslam park last July are still searching for answers following an inquest into his death. Steven Wardle’s family paid […]

10 months ago
Moor Park gains Green Flag status to notch up seven top parks in Preston

Moor Park has seen a major change in fortunes Pic: Gary Bond Moor Park has seen a major change in fortunes Pic: Gary Bond Another of Preston’s parks has gained Green Flag status to recognise it as one of the country’s best […]

1 year ago
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