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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.

Preston City Council in discussions with Government over missed Old Tram Bridge funding deadlines

CGI of the replacement for the Old Tram Bridge Preston City Council says discussions are ongoing with the Government after it was revealed works to replace the Old Tram Bridge will not meet funding deadlines. Earlier this month, work […]

20 hours ago
Public exhibition put on display ahead of demolition of Old Tram Bridge

People looking at the exhibition in Pavilion Cafe An exhibition showing how the replacement for the Old Tram Bridge will look has gone on display. Key stakeholders met last week to announce plans to replace the historic and […]

1 week ago
Four one-bed flats plan lodged for long-closed Avenham pub

General view of the Avenham Inn boarded up A former pub could soon be converted to housing almost two decades after closing down. Sheffield-based SKO Services had lodged plans which would see the former Avenham Inn finally brought […]

2 weeks ago
Man’s walk around Avenham and Miller Parks ‘spoiled’ by overflowing rubbish

Every bin in Avenham and Miller Parks was overflowing with rubbish. Pic: Daniel Thompson A man’s walk around Avenham and Miller Parks has been ‘spoiled’ at the weekend by overflowing rubbish. Daniel Thompson, who lives in Preston, went for a stroll on Sunday afternoon […]

2 weeks ago
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Excitement builds as Old Tram Bridge replacement work officially begins

At the Old Tram Bridge on 16 May Work has officially begun on the replacement of Preston’s Old Tram Bridge. Blog Preston attended as key stakeholders including councillors, engineers and architect John Bridge gathered at the site today […]

2 weeks ago
Appeal for help to find missing Walton-le-Dale man who ‘might be confused’

Michael Weir Police are appealing for help to find a man who is missing from Walton-le-Dale. Update: Police said Michael was found safe and well during Thursday morning Officers say they are […]

2 weeks ago
Five years on from the Stoneygate Masterplan and whether it will finally fix Church Street

From the Minster down to Ringway is a historic part of the city centre which has been left to rot. Approaching five years from the announcement of the Stoneygate Masterplan […]

2 weeks ago
Investigation underway after altercation during Palace Shield Premier Division match

Altercation at Preston Cricket Club An investigation is underway after an altercation at a top division cricket fixture in Preston. Preston 1s were facing Vernon Carus 1s in a Palace Shield Premier Division fixture at […]

3 weeks ago
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