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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.

Dog and Partridge pub is reopening under new landlord

The Dog and Partridge had closed temporarily while a new owner was found Pic: 70023venus2009 The Dog and Partridge had closed temporarily while a new owner was found Pic: 70023venus2009 An iconic Friargate pub is to reopen its doors as a new landlord has taken […]

1 week ago
Take a look inside the new Placebo Bar

The new Placebo Bar and Club. Pic: Kyle Mcloughlin Placebo Bar and Club officially opened in place of the former Macs Bar earlier last month. With new management, a new […]

2 weeks ago
A famous Preston pub is closing its doors

Inside the refurbished Dog and Partridge Inside the refurbished Dog and Partridge One of Preston’s famous pubs is closing its doors for good. The Dog and Partridge in Friargate, owned by Pub Punch company, will not […]

2 weeks ago
Unsafe building demolished close to Adelphi roundabout

The building is now rubble Pic: Tony Worrall The building is now rubble Pic: Tony Worrall A former gas training centre has been demolished near Preston’s university campus. The building on the corner of Moor Lane, Adelphi roundabout […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement A famous Preston pub needs a new landlord or landlady

Inside the refurbished Dog and Partridge Inside the refurbished Dog and Partridge One of Preston’s most famous pubs is seeking a new face behind the bar. The Dog and Partridge in Friargate, which has recently undergone […]

2 months ago
Swap shop vintage event coming to Preston city centre

One of the cry baby tee clothing range on display in the Harris One of the cry baby tee clothing range on display in the Harris A clothing swap shop is coming to a cafe in Preston city centre. Town House Coffee is […]

4 months ago
Man arrested following attempted armed robbery in city centre

A still from the footage you can view below A man has been arrested following attempted armed robbery at a Preston City Centre convenience store. The incident happened at around 2:35am on Tuesday morning […]

4 months ago
This city centre café is the latest to close down

Beautiful Planet has closed its doors. Credit: Beautiful Planet One of the most recognisable cafes in Preston closed down last weekend (July 22). Beautiful Planet, a vegetarian cafe in Friargate, […]

6 months ago
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