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Broadgate

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.

Vintage and artisan craft market coming to New Continental

Riverside Vintage event coming to New Continental A vintage and artisan craft market will be held at the New Continental this Sunday (August 20). It will be held on the […]

2 days ago
The Continental beer festival is back for Autumn edition

Inside one of the tents at the Conti beer fest Inside one of the tents at the Conti beer fest Virtual pints will be held aloft cheering the return of the The Continental’s beer festival. Previously a twice-a-year staple of […]

4 days ago
Drivers awake to find cars keyed in Penwortham

One of the vandalised cars in Leyland Road Pic: Ryan Owen Gibson One of the vandalised cars in Leyland Road Pic: Ryan Owen Gibson Dozens of cars have been vandalised overnight in Preston and South Ribble. Drivers awoke on Saturday (29 July) […]

3 weeks ago
Help needed to pay for Ben Ashworth memorial service

Louise Ashworth speaking at the memorial service to her husband Ben, with their daughters sat listening Louise Ashworth speaking at the memorial service to her husband Ben, with their daughters sat listening Those who knew Ben Ashworth are being asked to help pay for the bill […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ben Ashworth petition for Guild Wheel naming handed in

Cllr Peter Rankin, Leader of PCC; Mrs Ashworth (Ben’s mum); Louise Ashworth and three daughters; Graham Dixon who set up the petition. Cllr Peter Rankin, Leader of PCC; Mrs Porter (Ben’s mum); Louise Ashworth and three daughters; Graham Dixon who set up the petition. Calls for a section of Preston’s Guild Wheel […]

4 weeks ago
Play telling story of a teenage mother coming to Preston

Ice Baby by Sarah Miller Ice Baby by Sarah Miller A play about being a teenage mother is coming to Preston. Ice Baby is written and performed by young people as part of Cumbria-based Ashton […]

1 month ago
Memorial service celebrates life of Ben Ashworth

A memorial to Ben at the Cathedral A memorial to Ben at the Cathedral Ben Ashworth would of been ‘giddy’ looking around a cathedral packed to the rafters in memory of him and his staggering achievements. A […]

1 month ago
‘I keep thinking what would Ben say?’ Ben Ashworth’s wife responds to thousands of tributes

Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise Ben Ashworth and his wife Louise The wife of inspirational marathon running cancer campaigning Ben Ashworth has spoken for the first time about his death. Louise Ashworth, 34, was at […]

1 month ago
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