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 Jazz and Improvisation Festival returning for 2024 to spread music and culture across the city

Prestonians enjoying Jazzin’ the Park on Winckley Square in 2023 Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning for 2024 with 26 exciting music and culture-related activities taking place across the city. The three-week festival is set to ignite the city […]

4 days ago
Man’s walk around Avenham and Miller Parks ‘spoiled’ by overflowing rubbish

Every bin in Avenham and Miller Parks was overflowing with rubbish. Pic: Daniel Thompson A man’s walk around Avenham and Miller Parks has been ‘spoiled’ at the weekend by overflowing rubbish. Daniel Thompson, who lives in Preston, went for a stroll on Sunday afternoon […]

4 days ago
Appeal for help to find missing Walton-le-Dale man who ‘might be confused’

Michael Weir Police are appealing for help to find a man who is missing from Walton-le-Dale. Update: Police said Michael was found safe and well during Thursday morning Officers say they are […]

6 days ago
Taste test: The award-winning Preston restaurant creating Aven-turous combinations from local produce

Aven chilled parfait This week my father Dry Tony and I were invited to try the new set menu at Aven, Preston’s three AA Rosette, award-winning restaurant, which has also recently gained entry […]

3 weeks ago
Suspected cannabis farm raided in Winckley Square

A police presence has remained on the scene in Ribblesdale Place throughout Friday Pic: Blog Preston A suspected cannabis farm has been raided just off Winckley Square. Preston Police and Electricity North West have been in attendance at a property in Ribblesdale Place throughout Friday (26 […]

4 weeks ago
Winckley Street Ale House takeover – one year on

Jonathon (left) with Paul Yates and Simon the chef (right). A man from Preston is celebrating the one-year anniversary of owning his own pub, The Winckley Street Ale House. Paul Yates took over the craft and cask beer pub last […]

1 month ago
Winckley Square guided walks schedule for April and May

Black and white historical photo of gas works Winckley Square guided walks are continuing through April and May. The walks cover a range topics from Preston’s past including women’s rights, temperance, and gas works. Organised by Friends of […]

2 months ago
Historic Preston building could be extensively refurbished into apartments

9-10, Chapel Street A 225-year-old building in Preston city centre which functioned as townhouses for just the first few decades of its existence could be returned to its residential roots after nearly two […]

2 months ago
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