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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.

Taste test: How Preston’s new Turkish restaurant gives more than just a Taste of Turkey

The leftovers An authentic Turkish restaurant called A Taste of Turkey has opened just at 22 Manchester Road in Avenham. Husband and wife team Gue and Hakan moved from Istanbul to Preston […]

2 days ago
Roccia Preston showroom expansion enters final phase

Roccia showroom exterior Tile supplier Roccia is set to complete the final phase of its showroom expansion. Already the UK’s largest independent tile, bath and kitchen showroom, the development will see the shop […]

5 days ago
Council to discuss how best to support its cash strapped nursery schools

Lancashire County Council has begun a consultation into how best to support its cash-strapped maintained nurseries – including Stoneygate Nursery in Preston. The nursery, in Lennox Street, is one of […]

1 week ago
Your chance to look inside the completed Union Lofts development this weekend

The Union Lofts will be throwing open the doors this weekend to showcase the £3.5m restoration of the former carriage works in Guildhall Street. Etc Urban is welcoming anyone interested […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement A magical light show is in flight at Avenham Park

Luminous Birds Pic: Kathy Hinde A magical light installation is on display in Avenham Park. As night falls, Luminous Birds by Kathy Hinde comes alive, using synchronised lighting and music to create the sensation of […]

3 weeks ago
Search for missing 16-year-old Preston boy

Paul-Cottam Police are asking for help to find 16-year-old boy Paul Cottam, who has been missing since December 28. Paul is described as a white male, slim build, blond curly hair, […]

4 weeks ago
In pictures: How this £182m transport funding bid could transform Preston

Old Tram Bridge - before and after the plans A bid for up to £182m funding has been made to transform transport infrastructure in and around the Preston area.  If granted, the money would be used to improve journeys […]

1 month ago
Man wanted in connection with stalking and assault

Polic are asking for the public’s help to find Stuart Campbell, 39. Officers say they need to speak to him urgently in connection with a string of offences including stalking, […]

1 month ago
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