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Winckley Square lit up by new lampposts

Removal of old lamppost. Pic: Pat Harrison Contractors have replaced temporary lampposts in Winckley Square this week. Modern temporary lamps were placed there after old heritage lampposts were removed after failing safety checks in September 2019. This […]

1 month 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 […]

7 months ago
Preston gets two new pop-up cycle lanes

The cycle lane down Fylde Road Pop-up cycle lanes are appearing across Preston to encourage people to get on two wheels post-lockdown. Lancashire County Council says it wants to make it easier for people to cycle […]

9 months ago
Friends of Winckley Square Christmas Concert returns for its best year yet

Winckley Square Christmas Concert Poster 2019 This year the Friends of Winckley Square Christmas Concert is set to be the best yet with fabulous  performers and a sound and light show. The event is held annually […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Meet Jane, Henrietta, Louisa, Alice, Alice and Dorothy – the trailblazing women who had a special impact on Preston

An upcoming Preston Arts Festival event will explore the impact of six women on Preston.  Friend of Winckley Square Susan Douglass will deliver her talk – The Lot of a Woman in a Man’s World – […]

1 year ago
Street light changes leave Winckley Street residents in the dark

Residents in the Winckley Square Conservation Area say they’ve been left in the dark by changes to street lighting. In recent weeks some of the existing traditional-style street lamps have […]

1 year ago
Work begins on new Winckley Square luxury apartments

The One Winckley Square show apartment's bedroom Work is underway to transform one of Winckley Square’s oldest buildings into luxury apartments. The Grade II listed property, which was one of the first to be built on the […]

1 year ago
Special Winckley Square events to feature in Preston Arts Festival

Winckley Square Pic: @chrisdarley A series of special walks and talks in and around Winckley Square is to feature in the upcoming Preston Arts Festival. The Friends of Winckley Square have expanded on their […]

2 years ago
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