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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.

Moor Park gains Green Flag status to notch up seven top parks in Preston

Moor Park has seen a major change in fortunes Pic: Gary Bond Moor Park has seen a major change in fortunes Pic: Gary Bond Another of Preston’s parks has gained Green Flag status to recognise it as one of the country’s best […]

1 month ago
Preston rough sleepers could get more help if new funding bid approved

A man sits on Preston's streets Pic: KrzysztofTe Foto Blog A man sits on Preston’s streets Pic: KrzysztofTe Foto Blog Rough sleepers in Preston could be given more chance of a roof over their heads if the city is successful […]

2 months ago
Spot your child at Junior Hero Academy Course in Avenham Park

Preston got a chance to show off its heroic talent at the weekend. Hundreds of youngsters took to the Junior Hero Academy Assault Course at Avenham Park on Saturday 9 […]

2 months ago
Ben Ashworth section of the Guild Wheel to be unveiled

Ben Ashworth's favourite training route was along the River Ribble Ben Ashworth’s favourite training route was along the River Ribble A year on from his death a section of a Preston man’s favourite running route is to be named in […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Experience Ramadan with Sisters 4 Sisters

Sofia from the group is far right in full niqab Sisters 4 Sisters group As part of the Ramadan celebrations being held across Preston throughout May and June, Islamic women’s support group, Sisters4Sisters, are holding an ‘Experiencing Ramadan’ evening on […]

3 months ago
Muslim evening school in Preston hands out free meals to neighbours

Pupils at Kashiful pose with one of the homes they visited Pic: Bernice Marie Newton Pupils at Kashiful pose with one of the homes they visited Pic: Bernice Marie Newton A year on from the Manchester Arena attack and a Muslim evening school in Preston […]

3 months ago
Heritage is waiting to be discovered on this latest Winckley Square tour

Lighter nights – Shadow in Winckley Square. Pic: @chrisdarley Another chance to discover local heritage around Winckley Square has been confirmed. A range of history tours have been taking place […]

3 months ago
Prestonians braved the weather for Easter Egg Rolling 2018

Preston’s popular Easter Egg Rolling tradition was not ruined, despite the torrential weather conditions that blessed the city. Rain, hail and wind did not stop avid egg rollers braving the […]

5 months ago
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