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

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 […]

4 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‚Äôs Windrush community has turned 100. Jameson (Jim) St Valle, turned 100 years old this month, celebrating his birthday with family, friends and staff at […]

4 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 […]

4 months ago
Preston City Council and Onward Homes strike deal for Horrocks Mill social housing

The Horrocks Mill site looking back towards Preston city centre Pic: Blog Preston Social houses under direct Preston City Council ownership will be bought on the new Horrocks Mill development. The city council has signed the first-stage of a deal with Onward Homes, […]

4 months ago
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Plain clothes police officers tackled London Road gunman to the ground

Police cordon in London Road during Tuesday morning while the scene was being searched Pic: Blog Preston Two plain clothes police officers tackled the London Road gunman to the ground after a chase, it has been revealed. British Transport Police shared in a thread on X how […]

4 months ago
London Road gun shot incident sees man detained under Mental Health Act

The scene in London Road during Tuesday as police investigated the scene Pic: Blog Preston A man arrested following the firing of blanks from a gun in the London Road area on Tuesday morning. Preston Police said a 42-year-old man who was arrested on Tuesday […]

4 months ago
Roads remain closed after shots fired near London Road in Preston

Reports of a firearms discharge has caused road closures including Cranborne Street, London Road and Adelaide Street. Update: Latest on the shooting incident as London Road fully re-opens Preston Police […]

5 months ago
Cannabis farm with 60 plants discovered in Fishwick police raid

Cannabis farm discovered at a property in Clara Street, Preston Preston Police have discovered a cannabis farm at an address in Clara Street, just off London Road in Fishwick. Officers from the neighbourhood policing team located the farm, which had […]

6 months ago
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