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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 week 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 […]

2 weeks 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 […]

2 weeks 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 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Six Preston parks keep the green flag flying

Miller Park on a summer's evening Pic: Gary Bond Preston’s parks have been recognised once again for their glorious views, flowers and upkeep. The latest Green Flag Awards sees Preston City Council keeping the green flag flying at five […]

3 months ago
Medieval Day is coming to Winckley Square

A medieval army Pic: Garyuk31 Winckley Square is going to be transported back to a time before it existed this summer. Preston Medieval Fun Day takes place on Sunday 30 June. With free entry the […]

5 months ago
New block of flats could tower down Winckley Square side street

How the new apartment block down Garden Street could look A former sports hall just off Winckley Square could be turned into flats. Garden Street has the former Cardinal Newman sports hall in it but plans in early 2018 were […]

5 months ago
Revival of Jazz in the Park sees event move to Winckley Square

A sunny day in Winckley Square Pic: Tony Worrall Jazz in the Park is returning to Preston after a 15 year hiatus. The event, which previously ran for five years in Avenham Park, is returning in 2019 with Winckley […]

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