Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bike and scooter security marking surgery

PC Simon Turvey will be holding a bike/scooter security marking surgery on Sunday 2nd June between 11:00 and 13:00 at the cycle track in Preston Park. The bike marking is free, non-damaging and non-intrusive. The bikes are then registered on … Continue reading

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A walk on the dark side

Join us for a Bat Walk in Preston Park on either Monday August 5th or Monday August 12th at 7.30pm. Bring a torch and suitable clothing. Places are strictly limited, so please book by contacting Emma Keane, the Park Ranger … Continue reading

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The A23 flower beds

The planting of perennials has begun in the newly-configured flower beds which run parallel to the A23. A large variety of plants has been embedded using a carefully thought-out planting plan. There are a wide variety of plants which are … Continue reading

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St Peter’s churchyard

St Peter’s isn’t officially part of Preston Park. The thirteenth century church (the oldest building in Brighton, believe it or not) is overseen by The Churches Conservation Trust and the churchyard, although cared for by a council staff gardener, is … Continue reading

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The Rock Garden (aka The Rookery) is open!

Yes, after many trials and tribulations and unfair press coverage, the Rock Garden is now open and proudly showing off its beautiful new pond. Rock Garden staff mentioned that the project has been the most complex and difficult that they’ve … Continue reading

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Profile: Andy Rollings

Andy is joint proprietor, with his wife Judy, of the Chalet Cafe in the middle of the park. He’s held the position for 29 years. What do you enjoy about the job? I really enjoy the social side and having … Continue reading

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