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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 […]

10 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 […]

10 years ago
Preston Photos Digest

As part of one of our ongoingĀ series here at Blog Preston, in which we showcase the very best photographs taken in Preston, here is this weekā€™s offerings! All of these […]

12 years ago
Winter Steam Gala

Starting the Ribble Steam Railway‘s 2010 season in fine style is a Winter Steam Gala on Feb 6th & 7th featuring four engines in steam over two full days.

13 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Things to do in Preston this August

Despite the predictions that our BBQ summer is going to become a drizzle summer there is still plenty of things to do and see during the next month in Preston. […]

13 years ago
New drainage system to deal with heavy rain in Preston

Got a leaflet through the door today about a project that United Utilities are putting in place to deal with sewers overflowing in Preston when there is heavy rainfall.

13 years ago
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