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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.

Prestonians roll their eggs for annual Easter tradition

This Bank Holiday Monday saw thousands of Prestonian’s return to Avenham Park for the annual Easter Egg Rolling tradition. The tradition, which dates back to Victorian times, gives people the […]

1 week ago
How the weather looks for Preston’s Egg Rolling

We should see a fair bit of sunshine for the Egg Rolling Pic: Proud Prestonian We should see a fair bit of sunshine for the Egg Rolling Pic: Proud Prestonian Preston’s annual eggxtravaganza looks like it will take place in dry conditions. During Bank Holiday […]

1 week ago
Firefighters investigating cause of house fire in Frenchwood

Boulevard was closed off to traffic for around four hours on Good Friday Pic: Google Boulevard was closed off to traffic for around four hours on Good Friday Pic: Google Fire crews are continuing to investigate the cause of a blaze which saw a woman […]

2 weeks ago
Frenchwood road closed due to major house fire

Boulevard is currently taped off and closed to traffic Boulevard is currently taped off and closed to traffic Emergency services are at the scene of a major fire at a house in Preston. A home in the Boulevard, Frenchwood, […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Woman robbed by three men in Avenham Park

Avenham Park Preston Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed in Preston. Three men approached the victim who was walking through Avenham Park at around 3.30am on Sunday (April […]

2 weeks ago
Brand new solicitors opens at Winckley Square

Preston’s business community has welcomed a new solicitors firm to Winckley Square. Farleys Solicitors has recently opened its doors in Preston to become the firm’s sixth office within the North […]

3 weeks ago
How much jailed Avenham Park drug dealer has to pay back

Ryan Malik and his cohorts blighted the picturesque settings of Avenham Park Pic: of Avenham, Tony Worrall Ryan Malik and his cohorts blighted the picturesque settings of Avenham Park Pic: of Avenham, Tony Worrall A Preston drug dealer who lived the high life on his ill-gotten gains […]

4 weeks ago
Avenham car park now offers online payment for parking

Avenham car park Pic: Tony Worrall Avenham car park Pic: Tony Worrall You’ll be able to use a Preston multi-storey car park from Tuesday without needing to remember cash. Avenham car park is seeing the ability […]

1 month ago
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