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News and information for the Avenham area of Preston City Centre which includes Winckley Square, Avenham and Miller Parks and the surrounding streets. Winckley Square is a designated conservation area.

New date set for City of Preston 10k which was cancelled due to torrential rain

A new date has been set for the cancelled City of Preston 10k which was called off due to extreme weather on Sunday. Organisers said parts of the route would […]

2 weeks ago
New cash for the Foxton Centre aims to reduce reoffending

The Foxton Centre has received £20,000 in funding to keep people who are homeless or vulnerable away from offending. The cash, from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Reducing Reoffending Fund, […]

2 weeks ago
London Road closed due to collision

Police are at the scene of a collision in London Road, which is causing significant delays. The A6 is closed in both directions between New Hall Lane and Primrose Hill. […]

2 weeks ago
UPDATE: Missing woman found safe and well

A woman who was missing from Preston has been found safe and well. Police confirmed they fund 41-year-old Gillian Halliday this evening.

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Search for woman missing from Avenham

Police are asking for the public’s help to find Gillian Halliday, 41, who is missing from home. Gillian was last seen on Oxford Street, Avenham today. She is described as […]

2 weeks ago
Watch as heavy rain causes flooding along Preston Guild Wheel

Flooding at Savick Heavy rain has caused flooding at various points along the Guild Wheel, including at Haslam Park, Savick Brook and the River Ribble. Lisa Brown was out on the Guild Wheel […]

2 weeks ago
New restaurant 263 aims to bring top notch dining to the heart of the city

Max Williams at the front of the Winckley Square Hotel Pic: Blog Preston Mark O’Rourke is a man on a mission – to bring top notch dining to the heart of Preston. The restaurant owner who made his name with his eateries We […]

1 month ago
Be a ‘mental health mate’ and join these monthly walks in Preston

Laura with two Mental Health Mates Monthly Mental Health Mates walks are taking place in Preston. Mental Health Mates is a national network of peer support groups, run by people with mental health issues, who meet […]

1 month ago
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