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

Foxton Centre ‘deeply saddened’ after half term Smiths Rec break-in

The Smiths rec in Frenchwood Pic: Google The Foxton Centre has spoken about how a half-term break-in at a local cabin led to them cancelling their Platinum Jubilee celebrations. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (8 June), […]

3 weeks ago
Man taken to hospital with head injury after London Road collision

A crash on Tuesday saw a man taken to hospital by rapid response vehicle for leg and head injuries. North West Ambulance Service attended the scene on London Road, Preston, […]

3 weeks ago
Frenchwood school celebrates being named in top 10 schools in Lancashire for active travel

Frenchwood Community Primary School pupils with Cllr Yakub Patel and Living Streets mascot Strider Frenchwood Community Primary School has been named one of the top 10 schools in Lancashire for active travel. Pupils and families have been participating in the Living Streets WOW challenge, […]

1 month ago
Week of knife surrender sees weapons sweep at Frenchwood Allotments

Numerous weapons have been collected on the first day of Operation Sceptre Pic: Preston Police Operation Sceptre, the national week of knife surrender, has begun. Preston Police are inviting people to surrender weapons to one of the knife bins located in Princess Street in Avenham, […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

2 months ago
Appeal to install advertising screen in London Road dismissed

Planned advertising screen site in London Road Pic: An appeal for an advertising screen to be installed in London Road has been dismissed by Preston City Council’s planning inspector. The appeal site is located in the Fishwick and […]

2 months ago
Two children die after Frenchwood house fire

Coronation Crescent Pic: Google The death of two children has followed a house fire in the Frenchwood area of Preston. Officers were called to an address on Coronation Crescent on Friday 8th April at […]

3 months ago
Man eliminated from enquiries into Frenchwood house fire that left two children in critical condition

Coronation Crescent Pic: Google A man arrested by police following a house fire in Frenchwood has been released with no further action. Preston Police were called at around 8pm on Friday (8 April) to […]

3 months ago
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