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.

Lancashire Deaf Service has gone into administration

A charity to support deaf people in Preston has gone into administration. Lancashire Deaf Service, in Cannon Street, offered advice, advocacy and information for people with hearing difficulties. But after […]

4 hours ago
Estate on a Plate project gives Preston communities a chance to grow and thrive

People living in five communities in Preston and South Ribble are being invited to sign up to the Estate on a Plate project – a green-fingered initiative to learn new […]

3 weeks ago
Avenham arson investigation begins after fire at a flat

Avenham Lane Pic: Google The occupant of a flat in Avenham had a lucky escape when arsonists targeted their flat. Preston Police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called to Avenham Lane around […]

1 month ago
Arson investigation underway after fire in Avenham

Police have launched an investigation after a fire at a flat in Avenham last night. Fire crews were called to reports of a blaze in the doorway of a ground […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Flood defences plan for Frenchwood and Fishwick to be shown

Flooded playing fields can be seen at Christ the King Pic: Chris Taylor Flood defence proposals for Frenchwood and Fishwick are to be displayed this week. The Environment Agency is holding a drop-in session to show how they want to protect the area […]

2 months ago
Preston bakes for the annual Easter Egg Rolling in Avenham Park

The good weather brought huge crowds out for the egg rolling tradition at Avenham Park Pic: Blog Preston Preston basked in temperatures reaching 26 degrees during the annual Easter Egg Rolling. Thousands of people flocked to Avenham and Miller Park for the free festival. The Preston tradition of […]

2 months ago
Preston Easter Egg Rolling 2019 hour by hour weather forecast

Action at the Egg Rolling One of Preston’s biggest annual events returns to mark the tradition of rolling Easter Eggs down the grassy slopes of Avenham Park. Egg rolling is often blighted by gale-force winds […]

2 months ago
Air ambulance called to Queen Street Retail Park in Preston

Air ambulance landing at Queen Street Pic: Andy Speariett/Blog Preston An air ambulance has been called to Queen Street Retail Park near Preston city centre. Police sealed off part of the retail park near Aldi and Food Warehouse for the […]

2 months ago
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