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News and information for the Avenham area of Preston City Centre which includes Winckley Square, Avenham and Miller Parks and the surrounding streets. Winckley Square is a designated conservation area.

New Preston Bus route for Longsands to begin as Frenchwood route axed

Preston Bus service leaving the Bus Station Pic: Paul Melling A bus service is to be axed for Frenchwood as a new one is restored to Fulwood. Preston Bus has announced a number of changes to services as well as […]

1 hour ago
Rough sleepers given haircuts and advice in drive to end modern slavery

Homeless people are being offered help and advice to know the warning signs of modern slavery. Rough sleepers are often vulnerable to exploitation, and this week, police, health and community […]

2 weeks ago
Frenchwood burglary suspects held as mounted police patrols continue

Mounted police in Cadogan Place Pic: Lancs Mounted Police Two men have been arrested following a spate of burglaries in Frenchwood and Avenham. Preston Police stepped up patrols following a number of break-ins. Residents had taken to Twitter to […]

4 weeks ago
Warning after spate of burglaries in Avenham and Frenchwood

Jamea Masjid had a warning in its entranceway Pic: Mseedat10 Police have stepped up patrols in Frenchwood and Avenham after a string of burglaries. A city mosque had taken to warning its worshippers after Preston Police were criticised for inaction. […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rave organiser speaks out about Factory Lane party

Around 300 people attended a rave which took place on Boxing Day in fields near the River Ribble. Residents in the Avenham and Broadgate area complained after being disturbed throughout the night and Lancashire […]

2 months ago
Illegal rave on fields near River Ribble kept residents up for hours

The rave took place in fields near the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall Boxing Day evening saw many residents in the Avenham and Broadgate area complain after being disturbed throughout the night. Lancashire Police were called to fields near Avenham Park in the early hours […]

2 months ago
Preston mosque hands out clothes and food to rough sleepers

The rucksacks lined up on the Market at Preston Pic: Preston Help The Homeless The rucksacks lined up on the Market at Preston Pic: Preston Help The Homeless More than one hundred rucksacks filled with warm clothing and food are due to be handed […]

2 months ago
Here’s how you can help the Foxton Centre this winter

Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre The Foxton Centre has launched an appeal for help as it enters its 50th year. November 26 marks 49 years since the centre […]

3 months ago
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