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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’s Conti and The Ferret awarded further £87,000 from Culture Recovery Fund

The Ferret Pic: Tony Worrall The Continental and The Ferret have received a grant of £87,000 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. The grant – which follows the nearly £400,000 awarded in October – […]

2 weeks ago
Flood scheme to construct new River Ribble flood defences at Broadgate to be debated

The current view along Broadgate from the bridge over the Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall A planning application concerning new flood works for the River Ribble is due to be discussed Thursday 1 April. This is part of Preston and South Ribble’s ‘Flood Risk Management […]

3 weeks ago
Great-gran hoping to build on 23 years of volunteering at Royal Preston Hospital once Covid restrictions allow

Kathleen Wallace A great-gran whose 20-plus years of volunteering at Royal Preston Hospital was halted by Covid-19 is hoping to get back to the role as soon as possible. Kathleen Wallace, who […]

1 month ago
Painted stones taken from marathon runner Ben Ashworth’s memorial

Ben Ashworth's memorial. Pic: Louise Harlow Painted stones that were placed at Ben Ashworth’s memorial have been moved since. Ben’s widow Louise posted on Facebook asking for the public’s help if they knew who had taken […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tree works along Broadgate as part of River Ribble flood protection scheme

The trees being cut down along Broadgate Pic: Chris Hough Work has began on the first phase of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The Environment Agency, who have been working alongside Lancashire County Council, Preston City […]

2 months ago
Further arrest made in Sarmad Al-Saidi murder investigation

Sarmad Al-Saidi was attacked during Wednesday 23 December Pic: Preston Police Lancashire police have made a further arrest in relation to a murder of a teenager in Preston. A 25-year-old man was arrested at an address in Preston this morning (Tuesday […]

3 months ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

4 months ago
‘He was always giving back to those in need’ says stabbing victim Sarmad Al-Saidi’s best friend

Sarmad Al-Saidi, 16 with his best friend Safyan Akhtar,18 More than £6,000 has been raised to go towards building water wells in different countries in memory of a teenage boy who died after a stabbing in Deepdale. Sarmad Al-Saidi, […]

4 months ago
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