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 Easter Egg Rolling back for 2019 with CBeebies stars

Egg Rolling returns to Avenham and Miller Parks this Easter Monday, with a special appearance from CBeebies stars Cook and Line. The duo, who star in Swashbuckle, will bring their […]

42 mins ago
Teenager arrested after ‘threat to kill’ at Preston high school

Christ the King Catholic High School in Frenchwood Pic: Google A Preston school was placed on lockdown after ‘threats to kill’ had been made over social media. Christ the King Catholic High School in Lawrence Avenue, Frenchwood, saw Preston Police […]

3 hours ago
Man and two teens charged with Manchester Road disorder

The incident took place near Cardinal Newman College in Manchester Road Pic: Google Three people will appear in court on Monday in connection with a violent incident in Frenchwood. Preston Police were called to Manchester Road, near Cardinal Newman College, on Monday 4 […]

1 day ago
Pictures show River Ribble bursting banks as flood warnings in force

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby Flood warnings remain in force for the River Ribble at Preston as the river begins to burst its banks. Two sections of the river are rising rapidly following heavy rain […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Knives and drugs off Preston’s streets as four arrests made

Drugs, mobiles phones, knives and cash were found Pic: Preston Police A haul of drugs and weapons are now off Preston’s streets. Preston Police released a picture of what they had uncovered from one 18-year-old, a 16-year-old and 15-year-old boy and […]

3 days ago
Fly-tipping at entrance to Avenham Park is being tackled

Fly-tipping at the entrance to Avenham Park Pic: Blog Preston Consistent fly-tipping at an entrance to Avenham Park is being dealt with by the council. Nearby resident Karolina Ruszczynska said she and her boyfriend had reported it to the city […]

4 days ago
Police continue search for missing Amanda who could be in Preston city centre

Amanda Small A missing woman could be in Preston according to police. A search is ongoing for Amanda Small who was last seen on Monday (11 March) at her home in Burnley. […]

4 days ago
Old Tram Bridge sees barriers being reinforced

Workmen have been seen reinforcing the barriers on the Old Tram Bridge after it was closed earlier this week. Lancashire County Council said there were a number of concerns over […]

2 weeks ago
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