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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.

Review: The Fishergate Hill cafe that’s a winner winner chickpea dinner

Origin chocolate toffee cake There’s a unicorn on Fishergate Hill! Not the flashy type that poops rainbows, obviously. I mean unicorn in cool urban slang, which translates to ‘something so rare and perfect that […]

2 months ago
Broadgate police patrols stepped up to tackle anti-social behaviour

Preston Police have been tackling anti-social behaviour issues in the Broadgate area of the city. Officers were out on patrol offering reassurance to local residents, businesses and places of worship […]

3 months ago
Updated plans for six houses to replace former Cricketers Arms in Broadgate

The Cricketers Arms Pic: Tony Worrall Updated plans have been submitted for six houses to replace derelict pub The Cricketers Arms in Broadgate. Permission for the terraced development was originally granted by Preston City Council in […]

5 months ago
Police charge man for six Broadgate burglaries

Trees have been cut down at the top end of Broadgate bordering the River Ribble Pic: Chris Hough Police have remanded a man to prison for six December burglaries in the Broadgate area of Preston. On Monday 13 December 2021, Preston Task Force was made aware of the […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Beautiful, bright handmade children’s clothing created in Broadgate

Sidney wearing Bib and Braces Pic: Ruby Henderson If you are looking to shop local this festive season we will be focussing on a selection of makers and creatives who are selling their wares both online and at […]

6 months ago
‘Walking-friendly’ Broadgate junction plan for Preston Cycle Superhighway

A new Preston Cycle Superhighway proposal aims to make cycling and walking safer for residents. The proposal involves a junction upgrade known as CYCLOPS that will improve facilities for those […]

6 months ago
Penwortham cycle superhighway roadworks to begin

Penwortham Bridge Pic: Geoffrey Whittaker The county council is asking people to allow extra time when travelling around Penwortham as essential work is being carried out to construct a continuous two-way cycle track between Penwortham […]

8 months ago
Preston’s The Continental to host Steve Barker’s ‘On the Wire’ radio show celebration

The Continental is hosting a celebration for BBC Radio Lancashire’s Steve Barker this weekend. On Sunday 19 September, from 2pm until 9.30pm, musicians will gather at the Preston restaurant for […]

8 months ago
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