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.

Alt-rock band of Preston students making waves on the North West music scene

Cadaver Beach performing at The Ferret On alternative-rock band made up of four Preston students is making waves on the North West music scene. Freyja, Kian, Taylor and Becca, who all attend Cardinal Newman College, make […]

16 hours ago
Fishergate Hill still closed as United Utilities repairs continue

The road closure in Fishergate Hill Pic: Blog Preston A major road in and out of Preston is to remain closed throughout the weekend with no timeframe yet for reopening. United Utilities are continuing to repair the burst water […]

3 days ago
Fishergate Hill road closures update as United Utilities continue to tackle burst water main

Fishergate Hill is expected to remain closed for some time due to a burst water pipe, Lancashire County Council have said. Repair to the pipe, that burst in the early […]

7 days ago
United Utilities update on Fishergate Hill burst water main

A burst water main in the Broadgate area of the city is causing road and school closures. Update: Latest on road closures in Fishergate Hill United Utilities are beginning repairs […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Beautiful South co-founder’s new band Sunbirds to play Preston

Sunbirds The Beautiful South’s Dave Hemingway is coming to Preston with his new band. After leaving The Beautiful South in 2017, Hemingway founded Sunbirds with former bandmate Phil Barton. November 2020 […]

3 weeks ago
Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

1 month ago
Fishergate Hill holiday apartment plans approved

Three new holiday aprtments are set to give disused office buildings on Fishergate Hill a new lease of life. The trio of what were originally terrace houses – two of […]

4 months ago
Cycling on pavement crackdown during Broadgate flood defence works

Patrols are being stepped up due to incidents between cyclists and pedestrians on a busy section of the Guild Wheel. While flood defence works are happening along the Riverside in […]

5 months ago
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