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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.

Woman on Penwortham flyover taken to hospital for treatment

A woman who was on the wrong side of the barrier on Penwortham flyover on Tuesday was taken to hospital for treatment. The A59 was closed while police helped the […]

3 years ago
WhatsApp and Snapchat fuelling Preston ‘youth gang’ disorder say police

Teenagers are using messaging apps to 'pre-arrange' fights say police following the Penwortham disorder Pic: Pixabay Police in Preston have appealed for calm and said private messaging apps are fuelling ‘youth gang disputes’. Chief Inspector Gary Crowe gave an update via Facebook following the disorder in […]

3 years ago
Major flood defences plan for River Ribble at Preston showcased

Environment Agency staff showcase the flood defences Pic: Chris Hough Proposals for major new flood defences along the River Ribble have been showcased. Broadgate and Penwortham residents were given the opportunity to see the £40million plans from the Environment Agency. […]

3 years ago
Lower Penwortham and Broadgate stop and search zone in force by police

The area covered by the Section 60 order A large area of Penwortham and part of Broadgate has been placed on lockdown by police. South Ribble Police have issued a Section 60 order for stop and search powers. […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Drop-in event to show mock-up of new Preston and South Ribble flood defences

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown A community drop-in event is taking place to allow members of the public to find out more about the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The event, run […]

3 years ago
Pictures show River Ribble bursting banks as flood warnings in force

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby Flood warnings remain in force for the River Ribble at Preston as the river begins to burst its banks. Two sections of the river are rising rapidly following heavy rain […]

3 years ago
Amy Winehouse Experience at The Conti to see The Voice contestant join line up

A contestant on The Voice joins The Amy Winehouse Experience as it comes to Preston. Lauren Hope is currently in the ITV show and she’s the special guest for when […]

3 years ago
Storm Erik causes fallen trees across Preston

Fallen tree in Brook Street Pic: Natalie Close Fallen trees are being dealt with across Preston in the wake of Storm Erik. Guests of up to 60mph ratted roof tiles across the city from the early hours of […]

3 years ago
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