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Frenchwood

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

London Road police checkpoint saw 200 taxi drivers pulled over

More than 200 taxis were pulled over during the course of Friday evening. A checkpoint was set up by Preston Police in London Road. Three drivers were suspended from operating […]

1 week ago
Prayer centre in new bid to extend opening hours and increase capacity

External view of Boulevard Community Prayer Centre A Muslim prayer centre has brought forward new plans to extend its operating hours and allow five times more worshippers. Boulevard Community Prayer Centre, based on Carlton Drive in Frenchwood, […]

3 weeks ago
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 […]

1 month ago
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 months ago
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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 […]

3 months 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 […]

3 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 […]

3 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 […]

3 months ago
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