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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.

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. […]

1 week ago
Beer history find as work continues at new Preston city centre bar

How the new Baker Street bar is due to look How the new Baker Street bar is due to look Work on a new bar is continuing down a Preston city centre side street and they’ve found a brewing curiosity. […]

3 weeks ago
Police target five ‘pop-up brothels’ across Preston

Inside the brothel where the women were forced to work Inside a brothel in Deepdale where two 18-year-old girls were forced to work Police have visited five properties in the city suspected of housing ‘pop-up brothels’. It comes as a […]

4 weeks ago
Preston artist’s drawing of Avenham murder scene up for national prize

Joan Harrison by Mark Parkinson The drawing, titled Joan Harrison, has been shortlisted for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize A Preston artist’s depiction of an Avenham murder scene¬†has been shortlisted for a national drawing […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Outdoor cinema plan for a Preston park

An outdoor cinema could come to the city An outdoor cinema could come to the city Planning is already underway to bring an outdoor cinema to Preston in Spring next year. The man behind the Lancashire Festival in […]

1 month ago
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 […]

3 months 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 months ago
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