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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

The Foxton Centre’s Avenham base to be rebuilt

The proposed brand new Foxton Centre Pic: Studio john Bridge There are plans to completely demolish the Foxton Youth and Community Centre into a brand new state-of-the-art facility. If plans are approved, Preston firm Studio John Bridge, would build a […]

1 year ago
Ramadan celebrations with free meals and 15 events across Preston

The charity is partnering with The Catering Co Group for the provision of biryani meals Pic: Preston North End Community and Education Trust Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) is celebrating Ramadan on a grand scale for a third consecutive year, with a weekly roadshow planned for every week during the […]

1 year ago
Petition urges Lancashire County Council to improve Frenchwood streets

The bricked roads are causing issues for drivers Pic: Google Lancashire County Council have responded to e-petitions brought for the improvement of roads and street lighting across Frenchwood areas. The e-petition to resurface all the roads in the Frenchwood area […]

1 year ago
PC Karen Graham recognised for her outstanding contribution to Lancashire Police

Chief Constable Chris Rowley A Preston Police Constable is among thirty-three people to have been recognised for her outstanding contribution to Lancashire Police at the Chief Constable‚Äôs Commendations evening. On Tuesday 18 October, PC […]

2 years ago
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Safer Streets Fund to focus on Avenham and New Hall Lane

The funding will improve facilities available for sexual violence recovery services at Base 18 New Hall Lane Pic: Google Maps Preston City Council has released a report requesting to accept the Safer Streets Fund Grant from the Home Office which will assist in preventing crime and disorder, substance misuse, re-offending […]

2 years ago
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), […]

2 years 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, […]

2 years 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, […]

2 years ago
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