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Help preserve and celebrate one of the Preston Twins

The Preston Twins are among the oldest and largest elms in the world. Unfortunately, one had to be felled due to Elm Disease and has been moved temporarily to the Secret Garden in Kemptown. Please help us to preserve and … Continue reading

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Walled garden

Many people have also been concerned with the state of the walled garden and the grounds of Preston Manor generally. As we reported previously, Preston Manor and grounds are now the responsibility of the Royal Pavilion and Museums Trust, not City … Continue reading

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Wildflower meadow

You may be wondering what has happened to the wildflower meadow, which has been most disappointing this year. We have been pressing City Parks since last autumn to ensure that the whole field was fully prepared and re-seeded, but it … Continue reading

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Refurbishment of children’s playground

A full refurbishment of the children’s playground will take place in October. We passed on all the comments you sent us regarding what you would like to see in the playground to City Parks, which mostly concerned more play equipment … Continue reading

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Help us select the best photos of 2021

This year’s Preston Park Photo Competition has closed. We received more than 250 entries which, with the help of all the photographers who submitted entries, we have narrowed down to a shortlist of 30. We now need your help to … Continue reading

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Help us raise money to create a fabulous new cherry blossom walk

We’re raising funds to plant 80 new trees in Preston Park, to create a fabulous new cherry blossom walk. Find out more or go straight to the JustGiving website now.

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A safe summer in Blakers and Preston Park

A message from the Local Action Team: Community safety in our parks is important for everyone, young and old, especially at a time when we value our outdoor green spaces more than ever. In Preston Park Ward we have two … Continue reading

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Community Garden Trail – 14th and 15th August

This  August 14th and 15th, enjoy the Central and Eastern Brighton Community Garden Trail: Albion Community Garden, 11 am to 5 pm, Albion Street BN2 9PP Ardingly Court, 11 am to 5 pm, High Street BN2 1SR Kemptown Community Garden, … Continue reading

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Flowers in the park

Rose Jones took these lovely photos of the flowers in the park:

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Have your say on changes to tennis in the park

In 2016/17, the city council and Cityparks agreed to start the process of transferring sports facilities in parks to sports clubs and user groups in order to ensure the future viability of these facilities. Self-management of sports facilities has proved … Continue reading

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