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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.

Police are looking for this man after burglary plot

Miguel Di Palma Police want to speak to Miguel Di Palma, 21 in connection with conspiracy to commit burglary and theft offences. Update: Police say Di Palma was arrested during Sunday (3 March) […]

3 weeks ago
Emergency services called to sudden death in Frenchwood

Police presence in Frenchwood Pic: Blog Preston Emergency services were called to a house in Frenchwood following reports a man had died. Police, paramedics and a rapid response vehicle attended the house in James Street at around […]

3 weeks ago
Old Tram Bridge shut due to collapse fears

The Old Tram Bridge is shut indefinitely following a safety inspection Pic: Tony Worrall A pedestrian bridge across the River Ribble has been closed off. The Old Tram Bridge in Avenham and Miller Park has been shut to the public due to its condition. […]

3 weeks ago
New Preston Bus route for Longsands to begin as Frenchwood route axed

Preston Bus service leaving the Bus Station Pic: Paul Melling A bus service is to be axed for Frenchwood as a new one is restored to Fulwood. Preston Bus has announced a number of changes to services as well as […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rough sleepers given haircuts and advice in drive to end modern slavery

Homeless people are being offered help and advice to know the warning signs of modern slavery. Rough sleepers are often vulnerable to exploitation, and this week, police, health and community […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 months 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 months 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 months ago
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