The area of Frenchwood is close to Avenham and borders Fishwick, it has moved into the new electoral ward of Fishwick & Frenchwood

Plans to demolish Avenham tower blocks lodged for Onward Homes development

Tower blocks in Queen Street Plans to demolish three tower blocks in Queen Street in Avenham are in. Onward Homes are planning to build 380 new affordable homes on the former Horrocks Mill site. Carlisle House, Richmond […]

2 weeks ago
Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

1 month ago
Preston City Council considers future of dozens of alley gates across the city

One of the alley gates in the city Pic: Preston City Council The bulk of the alley gates are concentrated in Deepdale, St Matthews, Fishwick, Avenham, Frenchwood, Plungington and Ashton-on-Ribble and were last reviewed in 2020.

2 months ago
Councillor Yakub Patel welcomed as 695th Mayor of Preston

Councillor Yakub Patel becomes Mayor of Preston The city of Preston has formally welcomed Councillor Yakub Patel as its 695th Mayor for 2023/4, a position that dates back to 1327. Councillor Patel served as Deputy Mayor throughout […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Council local elections 2023 full list of results

Local elections 2023 Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 4 May) with Labour holding 10 out of the 16 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

7 months ago
Preston local elections 2023 candidates confirmed

Polling station in College ward Preston City Council Local Elections are taking place on Thursday 4 May. Below is a full list of everyone seeking election across the 16 wards. Don’t forget – you will […]

8 months ago
The Foxton Centre’s Avenham base to be rebuilt

The proposed brand new Foxton Centre Pic: Studio john Bridge There are plans to completely demolish the Foxton Youth and Community Centre into a brand new state-of-the-art facility. If plans are approved, Preston firm Studio John Bridge, would build a […]

8 months ago
Ramadan celebrations with free meals and 15 events across Preston

The charity is partnering with The Catering Co Group for the provision of biryani meals Pic: Preston North End Community and Education Trust Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) is celebrating Ramadan on a grand scale for a third consecutive year, with a weekly roadshow planned for every week during the […]

8 months ago
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