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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.

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 […]

23 hours 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 […]

6 days 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 […]

2 weeks 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Spot yourself at Preston’s Easter Egg Rolling 2018

Egg rolling for Easter Bank Holiday Monday in Avenham Park Egg rolling for Easter Bank Holiday Monday in Avenham Park Preston’s traditional Easter fun wasn’t ruined by the typical Bank Holiday weather. Since Victorian times the city has gone to […]

2 months ago
Boulevard ‘mini prayer centre’ plans are lodged

A former shop in Carlton Drive has seen plans go in Pic: Google A former shop in Carlton Drive has seen plans go in Pic: Google A mini Muslim prayer centre is being planned for a former shop in Frenchwood. The building on […]

2 months ago
Woman found passed out by the River Ribble

Emergency services at the entrance to Miller Park in South Meadow Lane Pic: Tony Worrall Emergency services at the entrance to Miller Park in South Meadow Lane Pic: Tony Worrall There was a heavy police presence around Avenham and Miller Park on Tuesday (6 March) […]

3 months ago
How you can help those sleeping rough in freezing temperatures in Preston

A winter morning Inside The Foxton Centre Inside the Foxton Centre on Tuesday morning – after 17 people were housed on Monday night As temperatures fall to minus four in Preston during Tuesday night – many have […]

3 months ago
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