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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.

How this firm is transforming the housing market for hundreds of Preston’s young workers

3 Latham Street - the latest property to be renovated by Luxury House Share In 2015, Blog Preston asked how living with 18 other people sounded. Four years later and the question is: how does living with 43 other people sound? At the heart […]

1 day ago
Old Tram Bridge ownership debate has been settled

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling Old Tram Bridge remains closed to the public after being classified as unsafe. It has now emerged that Lancashire County Council claim Preston City Council have ownership of the bridge. […]

2 days ago
Big PNE Sleep Out meeting to be held at The Foxton Centre

Inside the Foxton Centre from a recent shoot by 3ManFactory for the charity's new website Pic: Tom Stables A meeting is being held for those taking part in the Big PNE Sleep Out in November or those who are interested in joining in. The Foxton Centre is opening […]

4 days ago
Pictures from classic cars in Miller Park

Gusty winds and driving rain didn’t put off classic car enthusiasts. Miller Park saw dozens of vintage vehicles park up. With classic cars from through the years they were all […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is officially open again

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Mick Gardner The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is officially open as the summer holidays get under way. The cafe has been swiftly renovated by Preston City Council after its shock closure […]

4 weeks ago
Police officer suffered a broken ankle in ‘Mad Friday’ attack

A police officer attending an incident in Preston city centre on ‘Mad Friday’ had to have plates and screws inserted into his foot after he was pushed to the ground […]

4 weeks ago
Watch as The Flying Scotsman powers out of Preston Station

The Flying Scotsman comes steaming by Pic: Simon Gooch Crowds have been gathering at Preston Railway Station throughout Saturday to catch a glimpse of the Flying Scotsman. Simon Gooch was one of those who got up close and personal […]

4 weeks ago
Preston disability centre granted rent reduction to help it survive

Pukar Disability Centre is based in Avenham Pic: Google A Preston city centre charity which provides vital support for those with disabilities has been thrown a lifeline. Pukar Disability Centre has been serving the city for 18 years. The […]

4 weeks ago
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