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.

Police release picture of Preston man wanted for knifepoint robbery

Dominic Battiniello Dominic Battiniello A man is being hunted by police after a pensioner was robbed at knifepoint in the Broadgate area of the city. Update: Police said Battiniello was found at […]

3 weeks ago
Road closures confirmed for City of Preston 10k

Dozens of roads will be closed throughout Sunday morning as the city’s 10k road race returns. Lancashire County Council has confirmed which streets are to be shut off during the […]

4 weeks ago
One Voice Community Choir to perform at Preston concert for peace

One Voice Community Choir in action One Voice Community Choir in action Preston will join together for a concert to mark 100 years since Armistice Day. One Voice Community Choir are singing at the Community Concert […]

2 months ago
It’s a decade since The Continental was reborn

The Continental in South Meadow Lane Pic: Paul Melling The Continental in South Meadow Lane Pic: Paul Melling It’s ten years since a cultural and drinking rebirth began for one Preston pub. The ‘New’ Continental began its resurrection in […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Search underway for missing Preston man Thomas Dixon

Thomas Dixon Thomas Dixon Police have released a picture of a missing Preston man. Update: Police say Thomas has been found safe and well. The public are thanked for sharing the appeal. […]

2 months ago
Women’s prosecco soft ball cricket festival coming to Preston

Women's Soft Ball Cricket Festival A Prosecco-soaked women’s soft ball cricket festival is coming to Preston. The festival is part of an afternoon of fundraising for BAC/EE Preston Cricket Club on Sunday 12 August. The entry […]

2 months ago
Better flood defences planned for Preston and South Ribble

View of the River Ribble. Pic: @rijayparmar A bid is being made for funding to help improve flood defences along the River Ribble. Lancashire County Council (LCC) is bidding for […]

3 months ago
Man talked down safely from River Ribble bridge at Preston

The A59 was closed off late on Saturday night The A59 was closed off late on Saturday night A man was taken to safety following an incident on a bridge in Preston city centre. Preston Police confirmed they shut […]

4 months ago
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