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Fireworks in the park

These fabulous photos of the fireworks display on November 1st were sent to us by Mark Findlay. Thanks Mark!

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Winners of the photo competition

At today’s AGM, we announced the winners of our ‘Four Seasons’ photo competition: Spring: Rose Jones Summer: Andy Jeavons Autumn: Daisy Mason Winter: Ian King Each winner received a cup and a signed copy of Mark Nelson’s European Stories 1987-2017. … Continue reading

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Chair’s Report 2016-17

FoPP AGM 2017 Chair’s report

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Meet Peter Bourne

How would you describe what you do? I’m volunteer curator for the national elm collection [which is in Brighton and Hove]. How long have you been doing that? Since it started when I helped put it together in 1997. Why … Continue reading

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The Rose Garden gets your vote

You’ll remember that there was a vote (did you vote? If so, thank you) to determine which of the two projects to spend available funds on: the Rose Garden or the Coronation Garden. Well, we can reveal that the result … Continue reading

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Green flag award

We are proud to say that the park has been awarded a Green Flag again this year. This is not a rubber-stamp affair, but properly assessed by experts with exacting criteria. The committee of the Friends of Preston Park was … Continue reading

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Pride arrangements: a reminder

A reminder that Pride is currently setting up for their event next weekend. Here’s the schedule for how the park will be affected: Sunday 30th July: The area in BLUE will be fenced off to allow the load in of … Continue reading

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Preston Open Day – how unlucky can you get?

Preston Open Day was so open it let all the rain in – probably the first we’d had in a month or so. This may have been good for the grass but no good for the picnic. Thanks for those … Continue reading

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Preston Open Day – 24th June, 11-4

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The last time Albion were promoted to the top division

If you were one of the estimated 100,000 who attended the Albion’s Victory Parade last Sunday, you may be interested to know of our own very local connection. Former Albion star Andy Rollings has been the proprietor of the Chalet … Continue reading

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