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

Frenchwood power cut leaves more than 100 homes without electricity

Electricity North West engineers More than 100 properties in Preston have been left without power on Saturday (23 December) morning. Electricity North West have engineers on site after the power cut in Frenchwood. 136 […]

7 months ago
Armed robbery reported in night incident near Newman College in Preston

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police A man carrying cash and jewellery was reportedly threatened with a gun in an incident on Friday evening (December 8). Officers from Lancashire Constabulary were called to Manchester Road, near […]

7 months ago
Plans to demolish Avenham tower blocks lodged for Onward Homes development

Tower blocks in Queen Street Plans to demolish three tower blocks in Queen Street inĀ AvenhamĀ are in. Onward Homes are planning to build 380 new affordable homes on the former Horrocks Mill site. Carlisle House, Richmond […]

8 months ago
Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

9 months ago
Preston City Council considers future of dozens of alley gates across the city

One of the alley gates in the city Pic: Preston City Council The bulk of the alley gates are concentrated in Deepdale, St Matthews, Fishwick, Avenham, Frenchwood, Plungington and Ashton-on-Ribble and were last reviewed in 2020.

10 months ago
Councillor Yakub Patel welcomed as 695th Mayor of Preston

Councillor Yakub Patel becomes Mayor of Preston The city of Preston has formally welcomed Councillor Yakub Patel as its 695th Mayor for 2023/4, a position that dates back to 1327. Councillor Patel served as Deputy Mayor throughout […]

1 year ago
Preston City Council local elections 2023 full list of results

Local elections 2023 Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 4 May) with Labour holding 10 out of the 16 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

1 year ago
Preston local elections 2023 candidates confirmed

Polling station in College ward Preston City Council Local Elections are taking place on Thursday 4 May. Below is a full list of everyone seeking election across the 16 wards. Don’t forget – you will […]

1 year ago
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