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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’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 days ago
Junior parkrun returning to Avenham Park

Looking down on Parkrun runners in Avenham Park Pic: Lynn Brown Avenham Park junior parkrun is restarting on Sunday (9 May). Runners aged four to 10 years old will be able to join in with the free, timed 2k parkrun. Avenham […]

2 weeks ago
Teenager left with broken nose and jaw after hammer attack in Preston city centre

Manchester Road Pic: Google Police are appealing for information after a teenager was left with a broken nose and jaw after being hit in the face with a hammer. The 17-year-old male was walking […]

1 month ago
Quad bike seized after anti-social use in busy Avenham Park on Good Friday

Seized quad bike Pic: Preston Police Police have seized a quad bike thanks to reports from the public of the vehicle being used in an anti-social manner around Avenham Park on Good Friday. Officers have been […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Avenham Park Easter Egg rolling is cancelled for second year and goes virtual

Preston residents are reminded that despite the popular Egg Rolling event not taking place this year, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Easter at home. Opportunities to get involved […]

2 months ago
UCLan receives national funding for census research with Avenham and Kirkham primary schools

Schoolchildren in Avenham and Kirkham will be discovering how life has changed in their neighbourhoods thanks to a new research and public engagement project from the University of Central Lancashire […]

2 months ago
How this heart-shaped flower installation in Avenham Park is lifting spirits

Avenham Park flower installation Pic: @honeyshideaway A heart-shaped flower installation in Avenham Park is bringing cheer to park visitors. The display appeared in the park on Saturday (27 February), and was created by Preston-based wedding florist […]

3 months ago
Michael Brooks memorial bench unveiled in Avenham Park

A memorial bench for Michael Brooks has been put in place in Avenham park. Michael Brooks was tragically found in the River Ribble in Penwortham three years ago after a […]

3 months ago
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