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.

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 […]

2 weeks ago
Man arrested after fire at Avenham flats

Sandown Court, in Preston. Credit: Google A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a block of flats in Avenham. Hundreds of residents were […]

4 weeks ago
Avenham and Miller Parks unveiled as Centenary Fields

Plaque and interpretation board at the entrance to Avenham Park Avenham and Miller Parks have been dedicated as ‘Centenary Fields’ to remember those who lost their lives in conflict and […]

4 weeks ago
Centenary Fields to be unveiled in Avenham and Miller Parks to mark WW1 fallen

 Ribblesdale Place entrance to Avenham Park Pic: Google Part of Avenham and Miller Parks is being designated as a Centenary Field to honour the memories of soldiers who fought and […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Appeal after man attacked in a house in Avenham

Police are appealing for information after a man was threatened with a knife and attacked at a house in  Avenham. Between 2am and 3am on September 26, two men entered a […]

1 month ago
Inside the first genuine loft apartments in Preston

The show apartment at Union Lofts The new Etc Urban apartments in Guildhall Street opened their doors to reveal the first in the complex of smart city centre homes. Behind […]

1 month ago
This is why ‘messages in a bottle’ have been appearing across Preston

One of the bottles in the new market's cafe One of the bottles in the new market’s cafe Messages in a bottle have been appearing around Preston throughout the weekend. Children at St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School in Avenham […]

2 months ago
Police release picture of car in connection with Avenham arson

Police say this motorist may have seen the incident Police say this motorist may have seen the incident A picture of a car has been released as part of an investigation into an arson attack in Preston city centre. […]

2 months ago
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