Category: Waterways and wildlife

Wildlife spotting on the Ribble Link

The Ribble Link is a haven for wildlife. The link stretches from the western tip of Preston towards Haslam Park. To make the most of the area around this stretch of water, watch out for the following: Look out for

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The Ribble Link – national firsts for Ashton

Thanks to its new waterway, Ashton has some true claims of national importance: the Ribble link is the first inland waterway to be built in Britain for over 100 years. It is also the first inland waterway to be built

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Teetering on the edge after 114 years – Now marching towards the summit

The long history and recent renaissance of Preston Bird Watching and Natural History Society. The Preston Bird Watching and Natural History Society was originally known as the Preston Scientific Society. It was founded in 1876, but failed after four years.

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Ashton meadow of national importance

There is a piece of land on the east and west of Savick Way, with Luton Road to the south that looks like wasteland. Far from it. Meadow National importance This land is of national importance. As part of the

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