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’s £54.7million flood defence project wins ‘considerate constructor’ award

The Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme (P&SR FRMS) has won a Considerate Constructors Scheme 2024 National Site Award, in recognition of the scheme’s positive delivery. The P&SR […]

5 days ago
Lea man charged with West Cliff stabbing

The scene in West Cliff during Friday morning Pic: Blog Preston A man has been charged after a man was stabbed in the chest near Avenham and Miller Park on Friday morning. Preston Police say Jack Sanderson, 31, of Charlesway Court, […]

1 week ago
Preston walk and fundraiser for Cardiac Risk in the Young Charity at The Continental

Ann Coles and her sister, walking in memory of Andrew at the London event. Pic: Ann A woman has set up a local walk in Preston to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young charity (CRY). Ann Coles started fundraising for free heart screenings for people aged […]

1 week ago
The Doors Rising to play gig at Preston’s The Conti

The Doors Rising The Doors Rising will play at The Continental in Broadgate on Friday. The UK-based Doors tribute band are known for capturing the sound, feel and experience of the psychedelic 60s. […]

2 weeks ago
Investigation underway after altercation during Palace Shield Premier Division match

Altercation at Preston Cricket Club An investigation is underway after an altercation at a top division cricket fixture in Preston. Preston 1s were facing Vernon Carus 1s in a Palace Shield Premier Division fixture at […]

2 weeks ago
Local band embarking on ‘gruelling’ tour of Preston and not even the surrounding areas

Zvilnik - Claire, Paddy and Tom A Preston band is setting out to demonstrate that you can do a tour without giving up the comfort of sleeping in your own bed. Zvilnik – made up of […]

3 weeks ago
‘Apocalyptic lounge music’ band coming to Preston’s The Conti

Erotic Secrets of Pompeii are Thomas Hawtin (vocals), Tom Hackwell (guitar/synth), Sean Jones (guitar), Julian Port (bass), Jake Cheesman (drums) A band that plays ‘wild, weird apocalyptic lounge music’ is coming to Preston. Erotic Secrets of Pompeii – who describe their sound as a mix of angular art rock and […]

1 month ago
Acclaimed musician Ken Nicol returning to Preston with band Lockstep

Ken Nicol's Lockstep Ken Nicol is making a return to Preston with his band Lockstep. The show at The Continental in Broadgate on Friday 3 May follows a sold-out performance last year. A […]

1 month ago
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