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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.

Further arrest made after Grafton Street stabbing

Jordan Bailey An arrest has been made in connection with the Grafton Street stabbing earlier this month. Jordan Bailey was apprehended in Bamber Bridge yesterday (Friday 18 June), following an appeal by […]

2 months ago
Police appeal to trace man in connection with Grafton Street stabbing

Jordan Bailey Preston Police have launched an investigation to find the whereabouts of Jordan Bailey. Police want to speak to Jordan following a disturbance on Grafton Street near Broadgate, Preston at about […]

2 months ago
Police patrols increased around Broadgate following weekend stabbing

Patrols have been increased around the Broadgate area of Preston following a stabbing that occurred over the weekend. A 22-year-old man has now been arrested for the incident which happened […]

2 months ago
Kinder surprise for police as class A drugs found in toy egg in Broadgate

Kinder Surprise Egg filled with drugs After interrupting a drug deal in Broadgate, police searched a male and found a Kinder Surprise Egg full of class A drugs. The Preston Neighbourhood Police team had been on […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Supported housing planned for Parkinson House in West Cliff

Previously a hostel, the address will become supported accommodation. A planning application submitted to Preston City Council is seeking approval to turn Parkinson House, 68 West Cliff, Preston into supported housing units for vulnerable adults also including associated staff […]

3 months ago
Entrance to Avenham and Miller Park still open despite railway bridge investigation work

Entrance to Miller Park under the railway bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Parks have notified locals that contractors on behalf of Network Rail are starting investigatory work today (Monday 26 April). The work is on and under the railway bridge near […]

3 months ago
Preston’s Conti and The Ferret awarded further £87,000 from Culture Recovery Fund

The Ferret Pic: Tony Worrall The Continental and The Ferret have received a grant of £87,000 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. The grant – which follows the nearly £400,000 awarded in October – […]

4 months ago
Flood scheme to construct new River Ribble flood defences at Broadgate to be debated

The current view along Broadgate from the bridge over the Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall A planning application concerning new flood works for the River Ribble is due to be discussed Thursday 1 April. This is part of Preston and South Ribble’s ‘Flood Risk Management […]

4 months ago
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