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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.

Police believe no suspicious circumstances as body of man found in Avenham Park woods

 A man has been found dead in a park in Preston. The body was discovered in Avenham Park near the city centre this morning (Friday, July 16). It followed calls […]

2 weeks ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 3 to 9

Preston's skyline along the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. Preston McDonald’s volunteers fundraised £11,000 during a district litter pick and the Euros Fan Zone sold […]

2 weeks ago
Micro-festival to take place at The Belvedere in Avenham Park

The Let’s Move micro-festival in Preston is set to take place on Sunday 25 July. Based at the Belvedere in Avenham Park, the Preston Moves event is split into four […]

3 weeks ago
Avenham Park Pavilion Café closed due to coronavirus cases

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall The Pavilion Café has had to close it’s doors following a couple of staff members testing positive for Covid. Other staff members who had been in contact with them are […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pavilion Café in Avenham Park temporarily closed due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall The Pavilion Café in Avenham Park has been closed temporarily due to ‘unforeseen circumstances.’ The cafe closed on Sunday 6 June and will re-open soon, however there is no set […]

2 months ago
Severe fire breaks out at Avenham property renovation site

Blaze broken out at former Hindu temple site. Pic: Preston fire station There are reports that a ‘severe fire’ has broken out at a property renovation site in Avenham Place. The site is a former Hindu temple which was currently being turned […]

2 months ago
Preston yoga studio owner ‘building back better’ after year of heartbreak

Emma Lowther-Wright Preston woman Emma Lowther-Wright has battled through 15 months of personal and professional challenges to reopen her city centre yoga studio. Like other exercise spaces not classed as gyms, Emma’s […]

2 months ago
Preston’s young people offered free team programme with the fire service

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Preston’s young people are being encouraged to sign up to a free 12-week programme with Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and The Prince’s Trust. The programme is open to 16 […]

3 months ago
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