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.

Update given on flood defences at Penwortham caravan park and Golden Way

Environment Agency North West has finished flood defence work at the caravan park in lower Penwortham and installed a path at Golden Way. The work in lower Penwortham and Golden […]

2 days ago
Review: A behemoth of a butty at this Broadgate food, drink and arts pub

The Continental seafood cocktail in bread bowl Next up in Blog Preston’s review series of eateries with outside seating is The Continental in South Meadow Lane in Broadgate. Now the only pub left in Broadgate, it’s survived […]

2 weeks ago
Off-road biking in Avenham, Broadgate and Fishwick tackled by police

Preston Police have been targeting those using off-road bikes illegally in Preston’s Broadgate and Fishwick areas. During Anti-Social Behaviour week officers have been targeting riders illegally using off-road bikes in […]

3 weeks ago
Broadgate Gujarat Hindu Society to host ‘community conversation’ event

A Hindu temple will host a local event this month to offer a ‘heartfelt exploration of the changing world’ to residents. Gujarat Hindu Society and Community Centre Preston in Broadgate has […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Sports Club nears £20,000 crowdfunder target for new floodlights

Preston Sports Club Preston Sports Club is upgrading its facilities by replacing the 30-year-old floodlights with new LEDs to improve customer experience for the local community. A crowdfunder of £20,000 has been set […]

1 month ago
Broadgate man wanted for breaching behaviour order

Police have launched an appeal to find a wanted man who breached a criminal behaviour order. Preston Police are searching for Aaron Alty, 19, who is wanted in Preston and […]

1 month ago
Penwortham pupil to star in Freddie Flintoff’s new TV show

Penwortham Priory Academy pupil Umar Mahmood Pic: ©Andy Ford Penwortham Priory Academy Year 11 pupil Umar Mahmood is set to be a hit on television screens this week as he shows off his cricketing prowess.  Umar is taking part […]

1 month ago
Dog rescued from muddy banks of River Ribble

The view along Broadgate from the bridge over the Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall A dog has been rescued from the banks of the River Ribble. Two fire engines from Preston and Penwortham were called to the incident shortly after 1pm today (Tuesday 21 […]

2 months ago
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