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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.

Comedy show with hard-hitting message about Windrush is coming to Preston

L-R Tony McPherson, Andrew George, Deborah Colphon Nicola Gardner, stars of The Community Centre A multi-ethnic comedy show inspired by the Windrush scandal is coming to Preston. The Community Centre is stopping at The Continental on the way to Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Written by […]

1 week ago
UPDATE: Police trace man after alleged racial abuse in Broadgate

Police have identified a man they wanted to speak to after an allegation of racial abuse in Broadgate. A woman was racially abused and had her car damaged back in […]

2 weeks ago
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 […]

1 month 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 […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 month 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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 months 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 […]

4 months ago
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