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Ribble Rivers Trust joins forces with craft gin firm to save Lancashire woodlands

The Ribble Rivers Trust have partnered with a Penwortham gin company to help save Lancashire’s woodlands. No.1 Fairham Gin has already made a splash in the gin industry with Liam […]

3 months ago
Rare osprey sighting at Brockholes Nature Reserve is getting birdwatchers excited

A rare sighting of an osprey on the River Ribble has birdwatchers hoping for the flitter flutter of tiny wings at Brockholes Nature Reserve. Ospreys have been spotted at the […]

1 year ago
Hedgehog died after cruel firework incident in Longton

A hedgehog has had to be put to sleep after it attached to a firework in Longton. The firework was attached to the hedgehog’s head and set off, causing serious […]

2 years ago
Meet the Preston group who have been celebrating the natural world since 1876

The Society on a summer outing In 1876, during the age of Queen Victoria, The Preston Scientific Society was founded. It was a time of scientific and technological awakening, and against this background the Society flourished, spawning […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement A black fox has been spotted roaming the streets of Tarleton

Farmer Isaac Ascroft spotted the Black Fox whilst in his tractor. Picture: Isaac Ascroft One of Britain’s rarest wild animals has been spotted wandering the streets of Tarleton through the […]

3 years ago
Large retailers to charge 5p per plastic bag

Large retailers will soon have to charge 5p for every plastic bag provided for shoppers. 7 billion plastic carrier bags are thrown away each year and The Single Use Carrier Bags Charges […]

6 years ago
Preston in the Picture: Brockholes

brockholes nature reserve visitor centre It was Easter Sunday 2011 when Brockholes Nature Reserve opened its doors to the public for the first time and as the nature reserve is in effect celebrating its first […]

9 years ago
Preston’s parks celebrating National Tree Week

Ashton Park Rangers led a guided walk through the park in celebration of National Tree Week. Mike Ashmore and Steve Smith had originally planned to hold a community tree planting […]

11 years ago
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