Monthly Archives: March 2020

Easter Egg Hunt Cancelled

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel this event and the Preston Village Open Day in June. Let’s hope for better luck next year.

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Easter Egg Hunt – 12th April

This popular annual event is just around the corner, so make a note in your diaries. You may remember that last year’s event was held in blazing sunshine – it barely seems possible! It costs just £1 for accompanied children … Continue reading

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Preston Manor to be taken over by a Trust

On the first of April, Preston Manor and its grounds, including the historic walled garden and the croquet lawn, will become the responsibility of a Trust, rather than the Council. It is hoped that the new trustees will be able … Continue reading

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Cutting back the shrubbery

Some Friends of Preston park members have expressed concern at the radical cutting back of vegetation between the east end of Lime Tree Walk and the cycle track. We talked to park staff who say this level of cutting back … Continue reading

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Good progress on re-pointing the clock tower

You may have seen these guys from Lea Bealing Stonemasons working on re-pointing the Clock Tower. Work is progressing well and they reckon there is about six weeks work to do, allowing for good weather (?!!). The clock mechanism is … Continue reading

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Repair work under way on the flint walls

You may have seen the Flint Wall Company busy at work repairing the flint wall above the cycle track. It will look amazing when all done.

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