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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.

Not just the Bus Station: Three Preston parks get upgraded listed status

Three of Preston’s parks have had their special historic status upgraded. Moor Park, Avenham Park and Miller Park are all now having a star added to their grade II listing. […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Continental hosts its eleventh beer festival

Kegs at the Conti beer festival The Continental has been drunk dry after another successful real ale and cider festival. Down on South Meadow Lane drinkers enjoyed a wide selection of beers, ciders and perrys as […]

6 years ago
Police appeal after attempted robbery in Avenham Park

Police are looking for information after a woman was punched in the face during an attempted robbery in Avenham Park. The 21-year-old had entered the park by the main road […]

6 years ago
The mystery of Avenham and Miller Park’s boulders

A boulder in Miller Park The mystery of Preston’s boulder stones is being investigated. Local history magazine The Preston Magazine has launched an appeal to find out about the stones in Avenham and Miller Park. […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston church looking to move into former offices on the city centre

Volunteers at a Full Life Church event at Christmas 2011 A new church could be opening on Grimshaw Street as it looks for new premises. The Full Life Church, who current worship in The Old Grimshaw Street School, have applied […]

6 years ago
Council appoints heritage guru to help win Winckley Square funding

winckley square A heritage project has a new man to lead it after Preston City Council appointed Paul Crowther. The city council are attempting to secure almost £1 million to put towards […]

6 years ago
Body recovered from the River Ribble at Avenham Park

A body has been recovered from the River Ribble. Police and other emergency services have been on the riverbank at Avenham Park since just before 3pm according to an eyewitness. […]

6 years ago
Avenham car park retains safety award and adds electric car parking spaces

Two charging points for electric cars have been installed at a Preston car park. Preston City Council has converted two spaces on the ground floor of the Avenham car park […]

6 years ago
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