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.

‘Selfish’ vandal wrecks Miller Park trees

Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria Not the scene of a small tropical storm Pic: Maria It looks like strong winds have blown through one of Preston’s glorious parks. But it is a human hand which […]

17 hours ago
The Continental hosts 17th beer festival soaking in the sunshine

Saturday afternoon at the Conti beer festival Saturday afternoon at the Conti beer festival A staple of Preston’s spring and early summer has returned with beer guzzling gusto. With more than 150 ales and ciders to try […]

1 month ago
Full line-up for live music at Continental Beer Festival

continental beer festival The New Continental has played hosts to many popular beer festivals The full music line-up for the Continental Beer & Cider Festival. The bill will feature performances from acts like […]

2 months ago
Beer list unveiled for Continental Beer Festival

Last year's Conti beer festival saw plenty of sunshine - let's hope for the same Last year’s Conti beer festival saw plenty of sunshine – let’s hope for the same There’s a grand total of 193 beers and ciders at this year’s Continental Beer Festival. […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Dates set for return of the Continental Beer Festival to Preston

Soaking up the sun at last year's Conti beer festival Soaking up the sun at last year’s Conti beer festival One of Preston’s most popular drinking events is returning during May – and advance tickets are being introduced. The Continental […]

4 months ago
Show exploring complexity of human relationships coming to Preston

Tonight I'm Gonna Be The New Me being performed Pic: David Monteith A play exploring how our relationships are nothing like what you see in the movies is coming to Preston. Tonight I’m Gonna Be The New Me is the first in […]

5 months ago
Groundwork staff help Preston pupils get back to nature

Evironmental charity Groundwork spent a day giving the environmental learning area at St Stephen’s Primary School a makeover. Primary school pupils will now have an outdoor area that they can […]

5 months ago
Here’s the listed and historic buildings being developed in Preston

Three of the redevelopment schemes in Preston - two have plans lodged and the other is approved The last year has seen a flurry of activity in revamping some of Preston’s listed buildings. Many have stood empty for decades, running into disrepair but now there appears to […]

6 months ago
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