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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.

Man taken to hospital with head injury after London Road collision

A crash on Tuesday saw a man taken to hospital by rapid response vehicle for leg and head injuries. North West Ambulance Service attended the scene on London Road, Preston, […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Pedals unites cycling groups ahead of Bike Week 2022

A family on a bike ride Pic: LaterJay Photography from Pixabay Preston Pedals has joined with local groups to encourage residents to ‘get on their bikes’ for Bike Week 2022. The organisation has united Friends of the Guild Wheel, Sustrans, and […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Pedals launches to encourage more people to cycle

Monday 6 June marks the start of Bike Week, the UK’s biggest week for cycling. Preston Pedals, a local organisation that has been set up to encourage more people from […]

3 weeks ago
Preston City Mela returning to Avenham Park

Preston City Mela Pic: Michael Porter Photography Preston City Mela is making a comeback this year by celebrating the rich diversity of Lancashire at Avenham Park. The multicultural arts festival, is a collaborative project with Arts Council […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston trails: Exploring the route of the Ribble Steam Railway

The Ribble Steam Railway station, note the bitumen tankers Pic: Geoff Whittaker This walk is about three miles one way, or six miles returning the same way. It starts from Preston Station. You can return via Penwortham Bridge and Fishergate to the […]

4 weeks ago
Avenham Park to host country’s biggest Big Lunch

A stall at a previous Big Lunch in Preston Avenham Park is set to host the country’s biggest Big Lunch this Jubilee weekend. The Big Lunch is an Eden Project initiative, which encourages communities and streets to get out […]

1 month ago
Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Preston

Light and shade on the city's Flag Market Pic: Tony Worrall The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is confirmed to visit Preston during its final journey through England this summer. Birmingham 2022 is hosting the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay – a […]

1 month ago
Council issues statement following ‘devastating’ fires in Preston city centre

Smoke rising from behind Hopwood's Tap House Pic: @studs_up / Twitter Preston City Council has released a statement following the recent fires in the city centre. Several council services are affected in the aftermath of the most recent fire, which has […]

1 month ago
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