Recent activities…

Bench seat and notice board: Following our successful bids for funding, and with the support of North Tyneside Council we have recently installed a bench seat and noticboard on the green area by the Millennium Tree and across from the Spread Eagle. Please enjoy the seat and keep an eye on the noticeboard for PRA […]

AGM 2012

Our annual general meeting was held on June 27th in the Scout Hall, Preston Village. A good number of residents, committee members and local councillors discussed a number of issues affecting the area, including parking and road safey, nuisance caused by pigeons and seagulls, the future of Preston Towers and Preston […]

Jubilee Celebrations – Preston Allotments and Northumberland Park

Jubilee Celebrations are taking place in Preston Allotments on Saturday 2nd June (see previous post: Allotment Open Day) and in Northumberland Park on Monday 4th June. The event in Northumberland Park is organised by the New Friends of Northumberland Park and runs from 11am-3pm:

Preston Village in the sun.

Some photographs taken earlier in the year by local resident and committee member Gordon Duff to remind us how nice things look in the sun!


Allotment Open Day – Saturday 2nd June

Preston Village Allotments are holding an open day to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Open from 10am – 4pm there will be gardeners in period costume, refreshments and tours. Come along and see how life down on the allotment was in the 1950s, including artifacts from the period such as tools, gardening books and seed […]

Preston Ward Election 2012 – new councillor elected

We would like to congratulate Cath Davies on her recent success in the Preston ward election and look forward to working with her in the future. We would also like to thank Glynnis Barrie for her hard work for the area over the last few years and hope she continues to be active in local […]

Neighbourhood policing teams – On-line Meetings

Residents in North Tyneside are being urged to get online for a series of online meetings.

Neighbourhood Policing Teams are hosting online meetings through 2012 where people can find out about policing in their area.

Residents can pop on at any time during the web chat to leave a comment, ask questions and raise issues […]

Vandalism at Preston Playing Fields

The fence surrounding the junior soccer pitch on the lower level adjacent to North Shields Rugby Club has recently been vandalised. If you observe any such incidents could you please report them to the local police on 03456043043. Thank you.

Fire Safety Checks


Prevention and Education Service North Tyneside East Community Fire Station Preston Road North NE29 9PY Tel No 0191 444 1215 or 1216 E Mail – The Fire Service is offering free home safety referral checks to residents for their homes to insure that there […]

Our Heritage

Copies of ‘Our Heritage’, a history of Preston Township and Preston Village by W. Harold Smurthwaite, can be purchased from the Residents Association and the biannual bookfairs for £6 each, with funds used to improve the local environment and the running of the residents association. This book contains a detailed history of the area and […]