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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.

Broadgate to see fourth night of police dispersal order in force

The area of Broadgate covered by the dispersal order Police are entering a fourth night of increased patrols in the Broadgate area of the city. A dispersal order has been in force since Wednesday (17 July) evening. It follows […]

22 hours ago
Broadgate dispersal order issued due to anti-social behaviour issues

Police patrols are being stepped up in Broadgate Pic: 70023venus2009 Police say the behaviour of youths in the Broadgate area of the city has meant there is need for a dispersal order. The Section 34 order gives police the power […]

4 days ago
Beer list confirmed for The Continental Beer Festival 19

Sunshine at the Conti Beer Festival in 2017 Preston’s biggest beer festival makes its return after a two year hiatus from Thursday (18 July). The Continental has confirmed its beer and live music line up for the four-day […]

1 week ago
Police want to trace Ashton man who failed to appear in court over burglary charges

Aidan Craigie A warrant has been issued to trace a 19-year-old wanted in connection with a number of burglaries. Preston Police say Aidan Craigie, also known as Carter, failed to attend Preston […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement How Preston Twitter helped to reunite Molly the lost collie with her owner

Molly reunited with her owners Pic: Blog Preston/Julian Williams A lost collie helped restore everyone’s faith in the Internet during Thursday evening. Molly had escaped from a nearby garden and was found wandering in Avenham Park. Blog Preston was […]

1 month ago
Person pulled to safety after falling down embankment at Broadgate

Broadgate in the Springtime Pic: Middle Ford Miss Firefighters pulled a person to safety after they fell down an embankment close to the River Ribble. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent crews from Penwortham to Broadgate around 4pm […]

3 months ago
Woman on Penwortham flyover taken to hospital for treatment

A woman who was on the wrong side of the barrier on Penwortham flyover on Tuesday was taken to hospital for treatment. The A59 was closed while police helped the […]

3 months ago
WhatsApp and Snapchat fuelling Preston ‘youth gang’ disorder say police

Teenagers are using messaging apps to 'pre-arrange' fights say police following the Penwortham disorder Pic: Pixabay Police in Preston have appealed for calm and said private messaging apps are fuelling ‘youth gang disputes’. Chief Inspector Gary Crowe gave an update via Facebook following the disorder in […]

4 months ago
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