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Preston City Council will continue to run Avenham Park’s Pavilion cafe

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall Avenham Park’s Pavilion cafe is going to continue to be run by Preston City Council. The cafe has been run by the council since July 2019 after closing for a […]

5 months ago
Evicted Moor Park travellers set up camp in Fulwood and Ashton

Some areas of the city are already covered by the new Public Space Protection Orders - such as Ashton Park Pic: Tony Worrall A group of travellers recently evicted from Moor Park have moved onto parks in Fulwood and Ashton. Yesterday afternoon, on Wednesday 11 August, motorhomes and caravans were spotted driving onto […]

5 months ago
Preston’s Harris Museum to host free family storytelling day in Avenham Park this weekend

Preston’s Harris Museum has invited families to a free storytelling event in Avenham Park this Saturday. The first event will run on Saturday 14 August, from 12 noon – 3pm […]

6 months ago
Preston City Council starts process to remove traveller group from Moor Park

Preston City Council has started proceedings to remove a community of travellers from Moor Park. The travellers have taken up residence on both the grass and the Pavilion car park, […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Aerial pictures show police presence at Ribbleton Park traveller camp

Aerial pictures of travellers on Ribbleton Park have shown the police presence whilst trying to move them elsewhere. Caravans still remain in the Preston park despite the occupants being ordered […]

6 months ago
Preston City Council supports county book festival tackling racial discrimination

Preston City Council has offered its support to a global book festival that aims to combat racial discrimination. The council has joined other organisations around Lancashire, including the Harris Museum […]

6 months ago
Mayor of Preston celebrates birthday of Moor Nook’s Purple Pantry food outlet

Mayor of Preston Javed Iqbal visited Moor Nook’s Purple Pantry food outlet this week to celebrate its first birthday. On Tuesday 20 July, cream teas and commemorative mugs were on […]

6 months ago
Preston’s ‘strong cultural and creative community’ highlighted as Lancashire revives bid for UK City of Culture 2025

County Hall in Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall The Lancashire 2025 team has submitted an expression of interest for UK City of Culture 2025 following the axing of the original bid last month. The three-year process, in which […]

6 months ago
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