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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.

Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

1 month ago
Preston Hockey Club raising £200k to replace pitch

Preston Hockey Club Preston Hockey Club, part of Preston Sports Club, has seven men’s teams and two ladies teams and is at the heart of hockey in the North West. Around a year […]

1 month ago
Here’s a list of the Preston pubs and restaurants opening their doors this week

A beer being poured Pic: Anestiev As lockdown restrictions ease, Preston’s hospitality sector is gearing up to reopen. Many pubs and restaurants will be opening their doors on July 4 but if you are planning a […]

3 months ago
Fire crews called in to rescue teenage boys who were stuck under Avenham Park bridge

Firefighters were called in to rescue three teenage boys who were stuck on a plinth under the old railway bridge on Avenham Park. Crews from Penwortham, Preston and Chorley went […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Attempted murder investigation underway after man hit by a car near the Continental

Patrols have been stepped up patrols in Broadgate after a serious disorder incident on Thursday (June 4). Four men were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a car was […]

3 months ago
Maps show areas of Preston and South Ribble most at flood risk as first stage of Ribble defences scheme begins

Maps showing the areas in Preston and South Ribble which could be worst-hit by flooding have been released as the latest flood-defences work takes place. The Environment Agency is starting […]

3 months ago
Environment Agency plan first stage of flood defences work on River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

The River Ribble broke its banks during both Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis this winter Pic: Tony Worrall Work from the Environment Agency is to begin in late April in Preston and South Ribble. Major flood defences are being proposed along the River Ribble and ground investigation works […]

5 months ago
Avenham Park left empty as Preston Easter Egg rolling goes online

A tradition dating back more than 150 years in Preston was taken online this year. Easter Egg Rolling usually attracts more than 10,000 visitors to Avenham and Miller Park but […]

5 months ago
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