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Winckley Square to be closed for two months of restoration work

Summer in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Winckley Square’s gardens are to be closed off for two months as major restoration work takes place. Nearly £1m of lottery money is being spent on a ‘transformation’ of the […]

5 years ago
Trees to be felled in Moor Park as work continues to restore ‘Victorian design’

A view across Moor Park Pic: Tony Worrall More than 30 trees in Moor Park are due to be cut down as part of the restoration of the grade-II listed park. The largest park in Preston is seeing […]

6 years ago
What role has UCLan played in Preston’s history?

Students at launch event for history project and right, UCLan Honorary Fellow Russell Hogarth Charting the history of Preston’s university is beginning in a new heritage project. Free events are being held by the University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union to explain the connection […]

6 years ago
Victorian printworks in Glovers Court to get emergency heritage work

What used to the printing works in Glovers Court Pic: Middle Miss Ford A dilapidated former printworks in Glovers Court is to be repaired before being converted into offices. Preston City Council has signed off spending £345,929 to refurbish what was the Lambert […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Winckley Square tree works to start in build up to £1.2million Gardens project

A project to remove decaying and unhealthy trees in Preston’s Winckley Square Gardens will begin this Thursday (February 25th 2016) ahead of a £1.2million restoration scheme. This initial project covers […]

6 years ago
Moor Park licence could see boost in year-round events

Moor Park is due to host more events once restoration work is complete Pic: Gary Bond More events could be coming to Moor Park as the council applies for a permanent licence. Preston City Council has applied for entertainment to happen on the park all-year round […]

6 years ago
PCC planning committee to consider removal of trees in Winckley Square Gardens

  A meeting will be held on 3 December 2015 to report to the planning committee of Preston City Council who will decide on the matter of tree removal in […]

6 years ago
Jacobite Battle of Preston Anniversary wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

Preston City Council has received £49,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, The Last Battle on English Soil – Commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of […]

6 years ago
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