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Christmas Wreath Making Event – book early!

We will be holding our annual wreath making event on Saturday December 14th at St Peter’s Church by Preston Manor. Make your own wreath using local greenery, for just £10. We will help you get started and ply you with … Continue reading

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Halloween Lantern Walk – ANNOUNCEMENT

With great regret, we have had to cancel tonight’s Halloween Lantern Walk due to the very heavy rain forecast to fall between about 4pm and 9pm. We are so disappointed, but unfortunately the weather is the only thing we cannot … Continue reading

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Halloween Lantern Walk – 26th October

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Vote for your favourite photos of 2019

Voting is now open for this year’s photo competition. We have whittled down the entries to 22 for adults (from which you pick your favourite three) and two for age 19 and under (you need just pick one). Vote in … Continue reading

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A sad farewell to George

The Preston Manor Walled Garden volunteers were very sad indeed to say goodbye to Garden Manager George Harris who retired a couple of weeks ago after around 20 years of looking after the north end of the park. Many people … Continue reading

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Amsterdam plants a piece of the Preston Twins

In 2007, a Dutch nurseryman started what would be a series of frequent visits to this city in order to propagate some of the most outstanding elms in our city. His name is Ronnie Nijboer and he is one of … Continue reading

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A sad announcement

One of the beautiful Preston Twins – that’s the one which was damaged a few years ago – has elm disease. It seems that age and the damage has made it susceptible to infection. So, very sadly, after over 400 … Continue reading

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Don’t forget this Saturday!

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Welcome to The Sussex Peasant

Many of you will have noticed the arrival of The Sussex Peasant on Saturdays from 9 to 4 near the North car park. They sell produce that is sourced exclusively from Sussex. As they say on their website, ‘Our farming … Continue reading

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A peek inside the Walled Garden

You probably know the walled garden, tucked away as it is at the north end of Preston Park. You’ll know that it is a very special place, full of gorgeous plants. It is lovingly cared for throughout the year by … Continue reading

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