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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.

Illegal rave on fields near River Ribble kept residents up for hours

The rave took place in fields near the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall Boxing Day evening saw many residents in the Avenham and Broadgate area complain after being disturbed throughout the night. Lancashire Police were called to fields near Avenham Park in the early hours […]

3 months ago
Preston mosque hands out clothes and food to rough sleepers

The rucksacks lined up on the Market at Preston Pic: Preston Help The Homeless The rucksacks lined up on the Market at Preston Pic: Preston Help The Homeless More than one hundred rucksacks filled with warm clothing and food are due to be handed […]

3 months ago
Here’s how you can help the Foxton Centre this winter

Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre Jeff Marsh, CEO at The Foxton Centre The Foxton Centre has launched an appeal for help as it enters its 50th year. November 26 marks 49 years since the centre […]

4 months ago
Man arrested after fire at Avenham flats

Sandown Court, in Preston. Credit: Google A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a block of flats in Avenham. Hundreds of residents were […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Avenham and Miller Parks unveiled as Centenary Fields

Plaque and interpretation board at the entrance to Avenham Park Avenham and Miller Parks have been dedicated as ‘Centenary Fields’ to remember those who lost their lives in conflict and […]

4 months ago
Centenary Fields to be unveiled in Avenham and Miller Parks to mark WW1 fallen

 Ribblesdale Place entrance to Avenham Park Pic: Google Part of Avenham and Miller Parks is being designated as a Centenary Field to honour the memories of soldiers who fought and […]

4 months ago
Appeal after man attacked in a house in Avenham

Police are appealing for information after a man was threatened with a knife and attacked at a house in  Avenham. Between 2am and 3am on September 26, two men entered a […]

4 months ago
Inside the first genuine loft apartments in Preston

The show apartment at Union Lofts The new Etc Urban apartments in Guildhall Street opened their doors to reveal the first in the complex of smart city centre homes. Behind […]

5 months ago
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