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Ashton Park added to Preston’s award-winning green flag parks

the oldest tree in the field Six Preston parks and green spaces have been recognised as some of the best in the UK. Keep Britain Tidy unveiled the list and the city has a number of […]

7 years ago
A new Winckley Square conservation management plan for Preston

Later this year an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) will be filed to provide funding for a Winckley Square Conservation Project which would involve a much needed facelift […]

7 years ago
A success for spooky Halloween Sunday at Avenham & Miller Parks

Despite the awful rain and wind on Sunday, the ‘Spooky Halloween’ Event, held at the Avenham Park Pavilion and Miller Park, had a packed attendance and both parents and children […]

8 years ago
Preston parks to get a post Guild boost

Following the success of the Guild, that according to Preston Council saw almost 1 million attend, the main areas of attraction, Avenham and Miller Parks are desperatlry in need urgent […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Past: Avenham & Miller Parks (Part 2)

Avenham and Miller parks were both opened in 1867, however, Miller Park was created on land extending from the East Lancashire Railway to the North Union Railway embankmentsĀ and was laid […]

9 years ago
Preston Past: Avenham & Miller Parks (Part 1)

Avenham Park on Easter Monday in 1956 Avenham Valley from the Vicarage Grounds,Preston 1862 (Courtesy of Preston City Council) A very early image of the area that was soon to be transformed into Avenham Park. This photograph […]

9 years ago
Preston parks get six Green Flags

Six parks and open spaces in Preston have been named the best in the country. The parks, (Grange Park, Ashton Park, Avenham and Miller Parks, Haslam Park and Fishwick Local […]

10 years ago
Four Preston parks win award

Four of Preston’s parks have been given the Green Flag Award. Avenham and Miller Parks, Grange Park, Fishwick Bottoms and Haslam Park were all singled out for their beauty, cleanliness […]

12 years ago
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