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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.

Avenham and Miller Parks top North West’s most visited free attractions

Miller Park during the 2012 Guild A Preston park has topped the list of the most visited free attractions in the North West. Avenham and Miller Parks saw more than a million visitors throughout 2012. Preston […]

6 years ago
Preston motorists advised to take care after heavy rain in the city

Motorists in Preston are being advised to take care as floodwater settles on roads across the city. Preston has been lashed by heavy rain on Thursday evening, starting around 6pm […]

6 years ago
Preston man jailed for firearms possession and Avenham sexual assault

Lancashire Police described the sexual assault carried out by Taylor as "horrific" A Preston man has been jailed for eight and a half years for firearms offences and a sexual assault in Avenham. Samuel Taylor, 29, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court […]

6 years ago
A success for spooky Halloween Sunday at Avenham & Miller Parks

Despite the awful rain and wind on Sunday, the ‘Spooky Halloween’ Event, held at the Avenham Park Pavilion and Miller Park, had a packed attendance and both parents and children […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘Dickensian-like’ conditions at Preston construction site

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reports that a construction firm has been prosecuted for allowing subcontractors to carry out refurbishment work on landmark Preston building in’Dickensian-like’ conditions. According to […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Run Preston sees 10k and 5k race return to city streets for tenth year

On Sunday, the Run Preston event returned to the city and once again people turned out in force for this popular event. Three courses had been set up around the […]

6 years ago
Avenham Park pavilion: Catering firm signs ten year deal to operate The Pavilion Cafe

Avenham Park's pavilion A city centre park cafe ha been given a new name and a re-launch. The Pavilion Cafe at Avenham Park is now run by Tribourne Catering Services who have signed […]

6 years ago
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
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