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

Man and teenage boy arrested as police investigate London Road rape

Police were called to London Road after reports of a rape on Sunday evening Pic: Google A 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested as a rape investigation continues in Preston. A teenage girl reported she had been sexually assaulted in a wooded area […]

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Preston City Council local election results 2024 – Tory leader stands down, Labour’s Ashton Park woes and Lib Dems bounce

The moment Labour lost Lea and Larches ward Pic: Blog Preston The departing Tory opposition group leader on Preston City Council has called for a general election after her group suffered heavy losses at the local polls. Sue Whittam was speaking […]

2 weeks ago
Frenchwood man Wilbur’s 40 year journey as a youth worker at The Foxton Centre

Micheal Wiltshire, youth worker of 40 years at The Foxton Centre. Michael Wiltshire, also known as Wilbur, is a civil servant in Preston but also works as a part-time project worker at The Foxton Centre, making a difference in young people’s […]

1 month ago
Man who went on burglary spree across Frenchwood, Deepdale and Broadgate jailed

Dale Thomason Pic: Preston Police A man who went on a spree of burglaries over the course of three days has been jailed. Dale Thomason was sentenced at Preston Crown Court to eight years and […]

2 months ago
Avenham man to appear in court charged with London Road gun incident

The scene in London Road during Tuesday as police investigated the scene Pic: Blog Preston An Avenham man is set to appear in court following an incident which saw a gun fired in London Road. Daniel Hopkins, 42, of Guildford Road, Avenham, has been charged […]

2 months ago
Preston Basketball Club celebrates huge growth since the pandemic

Preston Basketball Club playing a match and shooting through the hoop. Preston Basketball Club are celebrating a massive growth since re-opening after the pandemic. The group, run by Shaun Hoyle, Andrew Thrower and Sam Fitzpatrick, have gone from 70 members to […]

2 months ago
Oldest surviving member of Preston’s Windrush community celebrates 100th birthday

Jim with his wife Gwen. Pic: Preston Community Gateway The oldest surviving member of Preston’s Windrush community has turned 100. Jameson (Jim) St Valle, turned 100 years old this month, celebrating his birthday with family, friends and staff at […]

2 months ago
Six Preston high schools visited about knife crime dangers

No More Knives Tour visited Preston schools. Pic: Lancashire Constabulary Students from schools across Preston were educated about knife crime last week. The No More Knives Tour visited schools across the city, giving children a chance to listen to first-hand […]

2 months ago
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