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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.

Cheeky Santa Dash returns to honour Ben Ashworth

Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash Ben and his wife Louise before the Santa Dash A Christmas run returns to the city in honour of one of Preston’s most famous runners. Ben Ashworth, who died in […]

2 days ago
Preston man charged with Ribbleton attempted robbery

The incident took place outside a row of shops in Ribbleton Pic: Google The incident took place outside a row of shops in Ribbleton Pic: Google An Avenham man has been charged following an attempted robbery in Preston. The incident in Ribbleton put […]

1 week ago
Watch a stunning aerial view of Avenham and Miller Park

An aerial view of Avenham Park and the pavilion This stunning footage showcases one of the jewels in Preston’s crown. Avenham and Miller Park are shown from above by a drone making its way around the listed parks. Dean […]

2 weeks ago
Sadness as final Run Preston takes place – axed due to spiralling costs

The start and finish of Run Preston was moved into Friargate due to the Markets work The start and finish of Run Preston was moved into Friargate due to the Markets work Sunday morning saw the final Run Preston event take place in the city centre, […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Why flag stones have been removed from Preston streets

Guildhall Street has some temporary tarmac Guildhall Street has some temporary tarmac Flag stones missing from some of Preston’s oldest streets are due to be returned. Avenham residents have seen Bairstow Street’s pavements tarmaced as a […]

4 weeks ago
Spot yourself at super hero assault course in Avenham Park

Taking on the assault course in Avenham Park Taking on the assault course in Avenham Park Avenham Park saw a visit from Batman, Spiderman and Wonderwoman during Saturday (16 September). The Hero Assault Course was set up in […]

1 month ago
Bandstand in Miller Park targeted by arsonists

The bandstand was taped off on Sunday morning Pic: Wendy Park The bandstand was taped off on Sunday morning Pic: Wendy Park An arson investigation has been launched after vandalism in Miller Park. The grade-II listed park was targeted on Sunday […]

1 month ago
Everything you need to know about Run Preston 2017

You can wear headphones but runners are advised not to Pic: Paul Melling You can wear headphones but runners are advised not to Pic: Paul Melling The date has been confirmed for the very last Run Preston. The popular sporting event, featuring a […]

2 months ago
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