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News and information about the Broadgate area of Preston, Lancashire. Although part of the Riversway electoral ward, Broadgate is very close to the city centre and is an area of housing that spills down Fishergate Hill towards the River Ribble.

Storm Erik causes fallen trees across Preston

Fallen tree in Brook Street Pic: Natalie Close Fallen trees are being dealt with across Preston in the wake of Storm Erik. Guests of up to 60mph ratted roof tiles across the city from the early hours of […]

1 week ago
Snow falls in Preston as weather warning remains in force

Snow in Broadgate Pic Neetal Parekh Preston has awoken to a fresh covering of snow during Wednesday morning. January is ending with the second snowfall of the year so far. A Met Office warning for snow […]

3 weeks ago
Broadgate driver slams ‘ridiculous’ parking for Penwortham football matches

A photo of the parking taken by a dash cam A Broadgate resident has spoken out against the “ridiculous” parking at Penwortham Holme playing fields. Chris Hough said: “When the football is on it is getting ridiculous. “It was bad […]

3 weeks ago
Rave organiser speaks out about Factory Lane party

Around 300 people attended a rave which took place on Boxing Day in fields near the River Ribble. Residents in the Avenham and Broadgate area complained after being disturbed throughout the night and Lancashire […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Family pay tribute to ‘adventurous, fun loving man’ whose body was found in the River Ribble

A picture of John Culshaw on a hike The family of a man whose body was found in the River Ribble described him as an “outgoing, active, adventurous, fun loving man […]

2 months ago
Boy in hospital after coming off bike close to Broadgate

The crash took place close to the Broadgate Bridge Pic: Google The crash took place close to the Broadgate Bridge Pic: Google An eight-year-old boy is being treated in hospital for a leg injury after a collision. The driver of a […]

2 months ago
Cheeky Santa Dash returns in memory of Ben Ashworth

Last year’s Cheeky Santa Dash – in the snow! There’s set to be a few odd looks as bum cheeks are flashed in Avenham Park. The Cheeky Santa Dash in […]

3 months ago
How Broadgate could look in the future

One of the future scenes of Broadgate created by the project One of the future scenes of Broadgate created by the project Jetties leading down to the River Ribble and trams heading up and down Fishergate Hill are just some of […]

3 months ago
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