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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.

Preston joins the nation in Clap for our Carers

Residents took to their doorsteps in Kilruddery Road Applause rang out across Preston tonight as residents opened their doors and windows to show support for NHS staff working on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic. The national Clap […]

1 week ago
New flood alerts in place for areas around the River Ribble

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown The Environment Agency has issued new flood alerts for Monday as rising river levels put parts of Preston and South Ribble at risk. Low lying land and roads in Higher […]

1 month ago
Preston Park Run is back with a little help from Galloways

The junior parkrunners in action Pic: Ian Scott Preston Park Run returned this weekend after Storm Dennis put a stop to the popular running event. The defibrillator in Avenham Park was damaged b the storm and organisers felt […]

1 month ago
Roads closed, fields flooded and a cancelled concert – Storm Ciara takes its toll on Preston

Preston has battened down the hatches as Storm Ciara battered the region. Five flood warnings are currently in place across Preston. They are: Salmesbury, by the Tickled Trout Higher Walton […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Two arrests and £385,000 of cannabis seized in Broadgate raids

Two people have been arrested after police smashed open a cannabis factory in Broadgate. Officers from the Preston Neighbourhood Policing team executed three simultaneous warrants at three addresses on Osbourne […]

4 months ago
‘Love is more than just a game for two’ as thoughtful show comes to The Continental

“Love is more than just a game for two. Especially when there’s an elephant in the room.” That’s the tagline of a thought provoking play, I Wanna Be Yours, coming […]

5 months ago
Residents and businesses invited to share their views on the Flood Risk Management Scheme

The Ribble in flood down at the Bullnose on Boxing Day Pic: Roger Goodwin Residents and businesses are invited to attend a number of events hosted by the Environment Agency to share their views on the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. […]

6 months ago
‘Switch off Eastenders’ and enjoy these UK indie theatre shows coming to Preston

Maria Ferguson Some of the UK’s most exciting independent theatre shows are coming to Preston this autumn. Events company Enjoy The Show is bringing the shows to the city as part of […]

6 months ago
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