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

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, […]

2 days ago
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 weeks 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 […]

4 weeks 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 […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 month ago
Man arrested after Frenchwood house fire leaves two children in critical condition

Coronation Crescent Pic: Google A Preston man aged 24 is in custody after a Frenchwood house fire left two children in critical condition in hospital. The man was arrested on suspicion of arson with […]

1 month ago
Firefighters attend garage fire off London Road

Two fire engines from Preston attended an outbuilding fire off London Road, Preston at 5.22pm on Tuesday 5th April. Together with an aerial ladder appliance (ALP) from Preston, the teams […]

1 month ago
Free meals to celebrate Ramadan in Deepdale, Fishwick and Frenchwood

L-R: Rebecca Robertson, PNECET Head of Community Engagement; Omar Khan, Preston United Youth Development Programme; Mo Patel, PNECET Community Engagement Officer with the Biryani meals Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) is set to celebrate Ramadan on a grand scale for a second consecutive year, with a weekly roadshow planned for three nights […]

1 month ago
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