Author Archives: admin

Creating a Community Space – the Pavilion at Preston Park Velodrome

Please come along to this presentation to find out more about plans to improve the pavilion in Preston Park velodrome in a way that we hope will benefit our whole community. The Pavilion is the home of St Peter’s Cricket … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Creating a Community Space – the Pavilion at Preston Park Velodrome

Preston Park 2021 Calendar available now

Our 2021 calendar contains 12 stunning photos from our 2020 photo competition. You can buy calendars for £5.00 each from either the Chalet Cafe or the Rotunda Cafe, or by using the contact form on this site.  

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Preston Park 2021 Calendar available now

Winners of our Halloween fancy dress competition

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Winners of our Halloween fancy dress competition

A chance to discuss the park with your local councillors

Our Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday 14th November at 11.00 am. This year the AGM was held on Zoom, and all three Preston Park Ward councillors – Siriol Hugh-Jones, Leo Littman and Amy Healey – were in attendance … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A chance to discuss the park with your local councillors

Meet the photo competition winners

Just before the new lockdown, we managed to deliver the prizes to the 2020 Photo Competiton winners. Each received a fabulous book from Magazine in Trafalgar Street.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Meet the photo competition winners

Halloween Fancy Dress Competition

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Halloween Fancy Dress Competition

Winners of the 2020 photo competition

We can now announce the winners of this year’s photo competition. We had a great many fabulous entries this year on the theme of ‘colours’. Hundreds of you participated in the online voting, so thanks for making the competition such … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Winners of the 2020 photo competition

Anti-social behaviour

The committee of the Friends of Preston Park is very disappointed by the high level of anti-social behaviour and vandalism in the Park and the surrounding area in the past few months. There has been an unusually high rate of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Anti-social behaviour

Accolade for the Rockery

Some of you may have seen the six-page spread about our beautiful Rockery Garden and an interview with our wonderful garden manager Andy in the August edition of the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society magazine. This is a real accolade for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Accolade for the Rockery

Volunteering resumes in the park

Hopefully, you will have noticed that, at last, the volunteer gardening groups were given the go-ahead by City Parks to return to work (within COVID 19 guidelines) at the beginning of August. It’s been a mammoth task trying to catch … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Volunteering resumes in the park