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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.

Be a ‘mental health mate’ and join these monthly walks in Preston

Laura with two Mental Health Mates Monthly Mental Health Mates walks are taking place in Preston. Mental Health Mates is a national network of peer support groups, run by people with mental health issues, who meet […]

6 months ago
Girl, 3, taken to hospital after fall from window

A little girl was taken to Manchester Children’s Hospital after she fell from an upstairs window on Tuesday evening. Emergency services were called to Bence Road shortly after 8pm to […]

6 months ago
How this firm is transforming the housing market for hundreds of Preston’s young workers

3 Latham Street - the latest property to be renovated by Luxury House Share In 2015, Blog Preston asked how living with 18 other people sounded. Four years later and the question is: how does living with 43 other people sound? At the heart […]

7 months ago
Old Tram Bridge ownership debate has been settled

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling Old Tram Bridge remains closed to the public after being classified as unsafe. It has now emerged that Lancashire County Council claim Preston City Council have ownership of the bridge. […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Big PNE Sleep Out meeting to be held at The Foxton Centre

Inside the Foxton Centre from a recent shoot by 3ManFactory for the charity's new website Pic: Tom Stables A meeting is being held for those taking part in the Big PNE Sleep Out in November or those who are interested in joining in. The Foxton Centre is opening […]

7 months ago
Pictures from classic cars in Miller Park

Gusty winds and driving rain didn’t put off classic car enthusiasts. Miller Park saw dozens of vintage vehicles park up. With classic cars from through the years they were all […]

7 months ago
The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is officially open again

The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park Pic: Mick Gardner The Pavilion Cafe in Avenham Park is officially open as the summer holidays get under way. The cafe has been swiftly renovated by Preston City Council after its shock closure […]

7 months ago
Police officer suffered a broken ankle in ‘Mad Friday’ attack

A police officer attending an incident in Preston city centre on ‘Mad Friday’ had to have plates and screws inserted into his foot after he was pushed to the ground […]

7 months ago
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