Tag Archives: Preston

A walk in Preston – Avenham way – April 2024

The 23rd April 2024, a nice day for a walk round Preston.   This route goes along East Cliff, to Miller and Avenham Parks then along the River Ribble to the Tram Road Bridge.  Then back up above the flood plain … Continue reading

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Avenham Park in June 2023

A short summer walk in Avenham Park, Preston.  

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The Mayor of Preston Visits The Ribble Steam Railway 25th March 2023

On Saturday 25th March 2023 the Mayor of Preston, Councillor Neil Darby visited the Ribble Steam Railway on Preston Docks.   Furness Railway Trust Loco No 20 was operating.   A triumphant piece of work by the Trust to restore a fine … Continue reading

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Museum of the Moon at the Harris

This is an excellent exhibition at the Harris in Preston, The Museum of the Moon until 24th February 2019. The star exhibit being a 23ft diameter moon hanging over central atrium, at night it’s illuminated. While we were there dozens … Continue reading

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The Harris: The Renewal

The Friends of the Harris, a registered charity, are working with The Harris to revitalise and do critical repairs to the building and its presentation. They have held several public discussions and learnt what the public want – such as … Continue reading

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Barton Grange turns on the entertainment with style

Barton Grange Garden Centre has opened its big extension – The Flower Bowl Entertainment Centre.    Curling, Cinemas, Bowling, Golf Simulator, Crazy Golf, Cafe, Chip Shop Restaurant.  All done in the high class Barton Grange style. We made a visit … Continue reading

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