Menu

Winckley Square

Winckley Square is a Georgian Square in the heart of Preston city centre, in recent years it has seen a major regeneration and upkeep scheme

Preston artist Fiona Candy on staying positive and creative in difficult times

Fiona Candy Preston-based artist Fiona Candy talks about how she has been progressing her creative practice and staying positive during this difficult time. Fiona has been a designer in the textile and fashion industry, […]

1 week ago
Six beautiful Preston parks retain their Green Flag Awards

Miller Park thank you key workers 2020 has been a record-breaking year as more than 2,000 green spaces across the country get the international quality mark. And Preston has come up smelling of roses, with six […]

1 month ago
Award-winning artist’s exhibition by appointment at Winckley Square venue

Norman Long at The Artistry House An exhibition of an award-winning artist’s work is running by appointment at a Winckley Square venue. Preston-born artist and painting teacher Norman Long has 63 oil paintings on display at […]

1 month ago
Residents’ flood risk concerns at site of planned Winckley Square flats

Floodwater on Mount Street, with the sports hall in the background Concerned residents say newly discovered information shines a light on the flood risk at the site of planned apartments near Winckley Square. Since Blog Preston told how a row had […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, September 7 to September 11

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. A school in Longridge saw a partial closure after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19, and a row […]

2 months ago
Row breaks out between residents and developers in plans for Winckley Square apartment complex

A sunny day in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall A row has broken out between local residents and developers of a new apartment complex planned for Garden Street near Winckley Square. The development, submitted by Mr Mustak Bhaliok and […]

3 months ago
Winckley Square pop-up cycle lane to be removed

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square The pop-up cycle lane in Winckley Square is set to be removed, following a reduction in traffic in the area. In June, Lancashire County Council created the pop-up cycle lane as […]

4 months ago
Reshoring could give Preston a much needed manufacturing boost

Andrew Feeke, partner at MHA Moore and Smalley The coronavirus pandemic could offer Preston a chance to enhance its global manufacturing credentials if it is able to accelerate the use of digital technologies. Andrew Feeke, a partner at […]

4 months ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Ornate Miller Arcade on top old Victorian public toiletsGraveyard at St Peter's Church in PrestonMain Sprit Weind, PrestonNo loitering, begging orThe closed Tramway Bridge, PrestonCrossing the Ribble, PrestonPreston Morning MistPreston Morning Mist View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.