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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.

Frenchwood burglary suspects held as mounted police patrols continue

Mounted police in Cadogan Place Pic: Lancs Mounted Police Two men have been arrested following a spate of burglaries in Frenchwood and Avenham. Preston Police stepped up patrols following a number of break-ins. Residents had taken to Twitter to […]

4 hours ago
Warning after spate of burglaries in Avenham and Frenchwood

Jamea Masjid had a warning in its entranceway Pic: Mseedat10 Police have stepped up patrols in Frenchwood and Avenham after a string of burglaries. A city mosque had taken to warning its worshippers after Preston Police were criticised for inaction. […]

2 days ago
Rave organiser speaks out about Factory Lane party

Around 300 people attended a rave which took place on Boxing Day in fields near the River Ribble. Residents in the Avenham and Broadgate area complained after being disturbed throughout the night and Lancashire […]

3 weeks ago
Illegal rave on fields near River Ribble kept residents up for hours

The rave took place in fields near the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall Boxing Day evening saw many residents in the Avenham and Broadgate area complain after being disturbed throughout the night. Lancashire Police were called to fields near Avenham Park in the early hours […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston mosque hands out clothes and food to rough sleepers

The rucksacks lined up on the Market at Preston Pic: Preston Help The Homeless The rucksacks lined up on the Market at Preston Pic: Preston Help The Homeless More than one hundred rucksacks filled with warm clothing and food are due to be handed […]

1 month ago
Here’s how you can help the Foxton Centre this winter

Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre The Foxton Centre has launched an appeal for help as it enters its 50th year. November 26 marks 49 years since the centre […]

2 months ago
Man arrested after fire at Avenham flats

Sandown Court, in Preston. Credit: Google A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a block of flats in Avenham. Hundreds of residents were […]

2 months ago
Avenham and Miller Parks unveiled as Centenary Fields

Plaque and interpretation board at the entrance to Avenham Park Avenham and Miller Parks have been dedicated as ‘Centenary Fields’ to remember those who lost their lives in conflict and […]

2 months ago
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