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Preston Police bid farewell to retiring Avenham support officer

Lancashire Constabulary has honoured an Avenham PCSO who has retired after serving for 14 years. PCSO Barbara Gornall hung up her bicycle helmet for the final time yesterday (Sunday 5 […]

6 months ago
Birthday celebrations for this 100-year-old Preston woman

A Prestonian who worked as an air raid warden in World War Two has celebrated her 100th birthday. Mary Teresa O’Neill, who turned 100 on Saturday 23 October, was born […]

7 months ago
Penwortham high school students take part in ‘Hike to Help’ initiative for St Catherine’s Hospice

Students from Penwortham Girls' High School with the cheque Students from Penwortham Girls’ High School raised £2,505 for St Catherine’s Hospice during a charity walk this summer. During the summer term, students and staff raised funds for the Lostock […]

8 months ago
Gavin Renshaw’s first Paint Preston mural spotted on Boltons Court

The first Paint Preston mural has appeared on the side of T. Snape Printers and Co on Boltons Court. Created by artist Gavin Renshaw as part of a new street […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ben’s legacy to live on in Avenham’s Cheeky Santa Dash

Avenhams Cheeky Santa Dash will return for its sixth year to help raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The charity is taking over the Cheeky Santa Dash this year in […]

3 years ago
Arson investigation underway after fire in Avenham

Police have launched an investigation after a fire at a flat in Avenham last night. Fire crews were called to reports of a blaze in the doorway of a ground […]

3 years ago
Can you help find missing Amelia Wrzos?

Police are looking for a teenager who has been reported missing from Avenham. Amelia Wrzos, 14, is described as a tall young girl with long ginger hair. She was last […]

3 years ago
Man arrested after fire at Avenham flats

Sandown Court, in Preston. Credit: Google A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a block of flats in Avenham. Hundreds of residents were […]

4 years ago
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