Monthly Archives: May 2011

Help us with PrestFest

This Summer, Friends of Preston Park, in conjunction with CityParks, will be staging a summer festival in the park. Our aim is to celebrate local talents, promote local businesses and community organisations and to provide a fun day for everyone … Continue reading

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Teeming pond life

The pond outside the Rotunda is teeming with life at the moment. Masses of tadpoles, some fish and a really healthy number of newts make this a fascinating place for children (and adults) to study watery beings.

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Still time to join a walk in the park

This picture shows Alan Griffiths and Andy Jeavons of City Parks conducting the second of our ‘Walks in the Park’ last Tuesday. Preston Park looks at its very best in May, so why not join us for our last evening walk … Continue reading

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A snake in the grass

On Tuesday 10th May a Texas Rat Snake was found basking on the grass near the mens bowls pavilion. This three foot-long reptile was worrying the dog walkers and passers-by. With the help of the PCSO, the snake was captured … Continue reading

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Petanque is on the way

Good news from Alan Griffiths of City Parks. Construction of the Petanque Terrain on bowling green no. 3 is due to start on Monday 16th May. The work is going to be carried out by one of the council’s highway … Continue reading

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More pics of the Easter event

Thanks to Fred Hards for supplying these pics of the Easter Egg Hunt:

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