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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.

Traffic chaos end in sight as reopening date for Fishergate Hill set

Traffic around Fishergate Hill Fishergate Hill in Preston is due to reopen next week after repairs needed as a result of a pipe burst which happened last week. Fishergate Hill is currently closed from […]

21 hours ago
Alt-rock band of Preston students making waves on the North West music scene

Cadaver Beach performing at The Ferret Pic: Michael Porter Photography On alternative-rock band made up of four Preston students is making waves on the North West music scene. Freyja, Kian, Taylor and Becca, who all attend Cardinal Newman College, make […]

3 days ago
Fire Garden display coming to Avenham and Miller Parks

Japanese rock garden in Avenham Park Pc: Geoff Whittaker Flaming paths and flowers will light up Preston before Christmas with fire displays coming to Avenham and Miller Parks next month. Produced by Walk the Plank, the events will go […]

7 days ago
Plans to demolish Avenham tower blocks lodged for Onward Homes development

Tower blocks in Queen Street Plans to demolish three tower blocks in Queen Street inĀ AvenhamĀ are in. Onward Homes are planning to build 380 new affordable homes on the former Horrocks Mill site. Carlisle House, Richmond […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Construction starts on Ā£6m art and media centre at CardinalĀ Newman College

Artist impression of Cardinal Newman College St. Catherine Building Construction of a Ā£6m state-of-the-art teaching centre at CardinalĀ NewmanĀ College has started. The 1,200 sq metre St Catherine Building will house the Catholic sixth form collegeā€™s expanding media and art departments. […]

2 weeks ago
Work technically begins on plans for four new blocks of flats in Preston

PR1 plans Work has finally started on the site of four new blocks of flats in Preston city centreĀ ā€“ just days before permission for the development would have lapsed. Preston City Councilā€™s […]

3 weeks ago
Future of The Harris Institute in Avenham to be consulted on

Proposals drawn up by Studio John Bridge are to be showcased within the building itself during November 8.

1 month ago
Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

1 month ago
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