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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

In pictures: Young Jazz festival taking over Winckley Square

The Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival returned this year, seeing Young Jazz on the Square last weekend. Winckley Square saw thousands of visitors on Saturday 1 June for a family […]

1 week ago
Winckley Square’s new co-work and office space opens

The outside of the Winckley Square OneCoWork A new co-working and office building has officially opened in Preston city centre. OneCoWork, in Winckley Square, has seen a multi-million pound fit out of the former Capital offices into […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Volunteers to host a week of events to celebrate volunteers in the city

A group of Preston Volunteers have arranged celebrations in the city centre. Preston Volunteers have announced a week of events celebrating the achievements of volunteers and organisations in Preston. The events will run from 3 to 7 June, in line with National […]

3 weeks ago
Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival going ahead but Jazzin’ the Park ‘taking hiatus’ in 2024

Prestonians enjoying Jazzin’ the Park on Winckley Square in 2023 Jazzin’ the Park is ‘taking a hiatus’ in 2024. Organisers confirmed the popular event – which usually takes place at Winckley Square as the finale of Preston Jazz and Improvisation […]

3 weeks ago
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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 weeks 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 weeks 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

2 months ago
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