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News and information about the Friargate area of Preston, Lancashire. Friargate is a key corridor between the city centre and the university campus, home to many shops and a growing amount of student flats.

Hit comedy show arrives in Preston after sell-out run in London

Garry Starr aka Damien Warren-Smith Pic Joseph Till Garry Starr aka Damien Warren-Smith Pic: Joseph Till A hit comedy show that showcases every genre of performance theatre is coming to Vinyl Tap. Damien Warren-Smith’s one-man show – Garry […]

2 months ago
Plau gin and ale bar opens in Friargate

Inside the newly opened Plau bar Pic: Blog Preston Plau bar has opened its doors in Friargate to bring four levels of gin, ale and food to the city. A […]

2 months ago
Plau Gin & Beer House finally on verge of completion

Rebecca Scott, Jeremy Rowlands and Nicola Heritage in the entrance to Plau bar Pic: Blog Preston Rebecca Scott, Jeremy Rowlands and Nicola Heritage in the entrance to Plau bar Pic: Blog Preston The opening a long-awaited gin and beer bar set for Friargate is finally coming […]

3 months ago
New pub The Northern Way has opened in Friargate

Outside of The Northern Way during opening night Pic: A Beer in Preston Outside of The Northern Way during opening night Pic: A Beer in Preston A new pub has opened in Friargate with a swanky new interior and exterior. The Northern Way […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plau gin bar confirms latest opening date

Plau bar in Friargate Plau bar in Friargate A gin and ale bar in Friargate has finally announced when it is to open. Plans for Plau were first mooted in 2014 and since then […]

3 months ago
New pub to open in what was O’Neills in Friargate

The Northern Way will be next door to Tesco in Friargate Pic: Blog Preston The Northern Way will be next door to Tesco in Friargate Pic: Blog Preston A new pub is opening in a Preston city centre street as what used to be […]

4 months ago
Takeaway review: Trying out Jaffa’s in Friargate

Vegan bits and bobs from Jaffa Vegan bits and bobs from Jaffa As one half of a vegan/carnivore couple, it’s always good to have takeaway options that cater to both sets of requirements. There are plenty […]

4 months ago
Shop owners help give Friargate a major clean up

Shop owners in Friargate have given up their Sunday morning and done something fantastic for the community. Taking to the streets with brushes, mops and sponges, the team gave the […]

5 months ago
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