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.

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 […]

2 days ago
Toilet and contents of a house left strewn in Avenham street

Yes, that is a toilet A proud Georgian street, with the contents of one of the homes on the street This is the state of proud historic streets in the heart of Preston. Piles of […]

2 weeks ago
Footage shows rock thrown at Preston mosque during hate crime incident

Stills from the video footage at the mosque Worshippers at a mosque in Preston have been left shocked after two attacks on it in the space of 24-hours. CCTV footage has been given to Blog Preston appearing to […]

2 months ago
Preston city centre church may become new flats

The church is behind Preston Minster in Stoneygate Pic: Google The church is behind Preston Minster in Stoneygate Pic: Google A church building in the shadow of Preston Minster could become a small development of flats. First Church of Christ […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man kidnapped after being grabbed from outside his home

Malvern Avenue where the incident happened Pic: Google Malvern Avenue where the incident happened Pic: Google A man was kidnapped and held overnight in Preston after being bundled into a car. Preston Police have launched an appeal after […]

2 months ago
Fire spinners to perform in Miller Park

Fire spinning is due to take place Flames are going to leap around Avenham and Miller Parks during Sunday. Fire spinning is taking place and anyone can give it a go. Organiser Joshua Holden says he’s hoping […]

3 months ago
Gang who blighted Preston are BANNED from the city

From top left, clockwise: Fidel Hughes, Haq Nawaz, Abid Umar, Aaron Hampson and Dil Nawaz A gang who terrorised Avenham and Fishwick have been banned from the city and surrounding area. Lancashire Police applied for the Gang Injunction Order against six men – from Leyland, […]

3 months ago
These pensioners decided to do something for the homeless this Christmas

Some of the Charlotte House regulars with the Christmas bags Some of Preston’s oldest residents decided they wanted to make Christmas better for those who have nothing. Staff and users of the Charlotte House day centre in Avenham made up […]

3 months ago
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