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.

Man made ‘threats to kill’ at The Foxton Centre and was found with a knife on Ring Way

David Cunniffe A man who made threats to kill at a Preston homeless shelter has been jailed. David Cunniffe was found in possession of a lock knife at the Foxton Centre. He […]

3 months ago
Old Tram Bridge ‘worse than first thought’ but councillors vow to fix it

The Old Tram Bridge across the River Ribble is in much worse condition than first thought – but councillors have vowed to work together to find a way to reopen […]

3 months ago
The Pavilion Cafe closed in Avenham Park

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Tony Worrall A cafe in a Preston city centre park has closed. The Pavilion Cafe was shut during Monday (1 July). Popular with cyclists, park goers and walkers the coffee shop and […]

3 months ago
Test your hero status when this assault course comes to Preston

Heroes taking on the assault course in 2017 Pic: Alf Myers Prestonians will be given the chance to test their hero status once again when the Hero Assault Course returns to Avenham Park. The course, which is designed by Royal Marine […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Old Tram Bridge was last repaired in 2014

The Old Tram Bridge is currently fenced off Repair work to the now closed Old Tram Bridge last took place in 2014. Campaigners who want Lancashire County Council to reopen the bridge had submitted a Freedom of Information […]

3 months ago
Lancashire Deaf Service has gone into administration

A charity to support deaf people in Preston has gone into administration. Lancashire Deaf Service, in Cannon Street, offered advice, advocacy and information for people with hearing difficulties. But after […]

3 months ago
Estate on a Plate project gives Preston communities a chance to grow and thrive

People living in five communities in Preston and South Ribble are being invited to sign up to the Estate on a Plate project – a green-fingered initiative to learn new […]

4 months ago
Avenham arson investigation begins after fire at a flat

Avenham Lane Pic: Google The occupant of a flat in Avenham had a lucky escape when arsonists targeted their flat. Preston Police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service were called to Avenham Lane around […]

5 months ago
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