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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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Focus on Andy Jevons

Our Roving Reporter popped into the Rock Garden and conducted this interview: Q. Hi Andy, would you tell me your job title? A. Garden Manager, Rock Garden. Q. Is it called the Rock Garden, the Rookery or the Rockery? Which … Continue reading

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Nature update

Butterflies seen recently around the Rock Garden and the Walled Garden include orangetips, brimstones, peacocks, common blues and small whites. Let us know if you spot any more varieties. We were thrilled to hear of a sighting of treecreeper birds … Continue reading

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Winners of the drawing competition

 

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Pictures from the Easter event

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Easter Egg Hunt 2017

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Parking update

You may very well know by now that parking in the park is back to normal, thank goodness. The parking areas are no longer choked with vehicles that really ought not to be there, like commuters’ cars and traders’ vans. … Continue reading

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HEMA lads

Last Tuesday’s beautiful day brought out tennis players, walkers, parents with buggies . . . and these gents. They were practising HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts) on the pétanque court. The looked very impressive and fearsome as they wielded their swords, … Continue reading

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