Speaking last year, Shane described how his garden creation started as he turned his life around.'The 71-year-old said: I came out of prison and said sod this. I was sick of staring at the cells four walls. I wanted to change my ways. 'The Liverpool native added: I wasnt too bad at restoring things and one of my neighbours brought some statues down in pieces and I said I can fix that."

Take a look at one of Preston's quirkiest gardens, created by popular biker Shane I'anson

Tributes have been paid to one of Preston's biggest characters, who has died after a short cancer battle aged 71.

Shane I'anson of Fishwick Parade died on December 28, only 13 days after diagnosis.

Shane's collection meant his home became a tourist attraction, with passersby often stopping to take in the quirky and unique decorations.
Shane's collection meant his home became a tourist attraction, with passersby often stopping to take in the quirky and unique decorations.
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