Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth are teaming with the Lancashire Wildlife Trust in search for volunteers to help create a wildflower haven for local bees in its Brockholes Nature […]5 years ago Will Brockholes be allowed to open later for weddings and events?
A nature reserve on the outskirts of Preston is applying to extend its opening hours – for weddings, funerals and events. Brockholes at Samlesbury, just off the M6, says it […]5 years ago Haslam Wetland Plant Project back on track after storm damage
Back in August 2013 we reported that one of Preston’s award-winning parks received a funding boost. £49,082 was allocated to Haslam Park in Ashton-on-Ribble enabling it to recover and conserve threatened plants. […]7 years ago Funding boost for four Preston parks
Four Preston parks will see thousands of pounds worth of improvements in the coming year. £183,000 has been secured by Preston City Council to improve play areas, ponds and paths […]7 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Community grants total of over £17,000 given to projects in Preston
A range of community organisations and charities in Preston have received funding from Lancashire County Council. Under the Local Initiative Fund for 2013-14 a number of projects to help communities […]8 years ago Haslam Park funding to help save threatened plants
One of Preston’s award-winning parks will be getting a funding boost. Haslam Park will see £49,082 pumped into it to recover and conserve threatened plants. The Lancashire Wildlife Trust secured […]8 years ago Brockholes Nature Reserve to be signposted from major Preston roads
Signs for Brockholes Nature Reserve are due to be added on major routes around the city. Brown tourism signs pointing to the popular haven for wildlife have been given the […]8 years ago Volunteers to bring community garden back to life in Ribbleton Park
A team of volunteers will be creating a community allotment in a Preston park on Saturday morning. The Friends of Fishwick and St Matthew’s won a grant from NHS Central […]9 years ago Most Discussed