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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.

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. […]

4 days 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 […]

1 week 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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ben Ashworth memorial plaque on the Guild Wheel unveiled

The plaque in memory of Ben Ashworth in Miller Park Pic: Blog Preston Louise Ashworth and family pose with the plaque Pic: Blog Preston More than 150 people braved temperatures of more than 30 degrees to officially mark a section of the Guild […]

2 months ago
Ben Ashworth section of the Guild Wheel to be unveiled

Ben Ashworth's favourite training route was along the River Ribble Ben Ashworth’s favourite training route was along the River Ribble A year on from his death a section of a Preston man’s favourite running route is to be named in […]

3 months ago
Two teenagers arrested after burglary in Penwortham

Police used mounted officers to search in Penwortham Police used mounted officers to search in Penwortham Two teenagers have been arrested after a burglary and police chase across Penwortham and Broadgate. Eyewitnesses reported a large police presence, including […]

4 months ago
Driver crashes during school run in Broadgate area

Police attended the incident at the school in Broadgate Police attended the incident at the school in Broadgate Police closed off part of South Meadow Lane on Tuesday morning during the school run. A driver had crashed into a […]

5 months ago
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