Menu

Avenham

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.

In celebration of Avenham Park’s junior parkrun

Junior parkrunners in action Pic: Ian Scott As the autumn nights creep in and gloom and grey starts to take hold of our mornings, it becomes more of a challenge to get out and about for exercise. Honestly, […]

1 month ago
New route announced for this weekend’s City of Preston 10k race

Runners at a previous City of Preston 10k Pic: Paul Melling The organisers of Sunday’s City of Preston 10k have confirmed Avenham Park as the new race route. Graham Jackson, The Running Bee Foundation’s Race Director, said they were forced to […]

1 month ago
Preston band The Avenhams aiming to park themselves in music lovers’ memories

The Avenhams' Jaz Newly formed Preston band The Avenhams are setting their sights on the big time. The band added its final member – their ‘missing jigsaw piece’ – earlier this year and […]

1 month ago
Penwortham high school students take part in ‘Hike to Help’ initiative for St Catherine’s Hospice

Students from Penwortham Girls’ High School raised ÂŁ2,505 for St Catherine’s Hospice during a charity walk this summer. During the summer term, students and staff raised funds for the Lostock […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Runners prepare for City of Preston 10k race as countdown begins

Preston 10k runners Runners are preparing for the SPAR City of Preston 10k race following the beginning of the two-week countdown last Sunday. Organised by the Running Bee Foundation and sponsored by SPAR, […]

1 month ago
Petition to reopen the Old Tram Bridge attracts over 1,200 signatures in days

Old Tram Bridge Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker A petition to gather support for the reopening of the Old Tram Bridge has gained over 1,200 signatures in a matter of days. The bridge over the River Ribble could […]

2 months ago
Opinion: Levelling Up Fund presents game-changing opportunity to reopen Old Tram Bridge

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling This is a guest post by Daniel Dewhurst, a former Preston City Councillor and resident of Avenham. It’s been more than two years since the Old Tram Bridge was closed […]

2 months ago
Preston City Council says funding bid for Old Tram Bridge repairs ‘will be considered’

The Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A bid for funding to repair the Old Tram Bridge is set to be considered. Preston City Council says the Government’s ÂŁ4.8 billion Levelling Up Fund may provide an opportunity to […]

2 months ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Preston Bus StationPreston 2021Preston 2021Preston 2021A nice afternoonRotala Preston Bus 69153 210610 PrestonRotala Preston Bus 69157 210610 PrestonRotala Preston Bus 40807 210610 Preston View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.