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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.

Fire crews put out armchair blaze on West Cliff

Fire fighters from Preston have been tackling a blaze in Broadgate this afternoon. At 2.43pm on Sunday a crew were called to West Cliff Terrace after an armchair caught alight. […]

7 years ago
Preston man charged with firearms offence following River Ribble incident

A Preston man has been charged with possession of an air weapon in a public place following an incident on Sunday. Armed police were called to a location on the […]

7 years ago
Armed police detain man with rifle by River Ribble

Armed response officers were called out in Preston this afternoon. Officers from Lancashire Police attended an area of the River Ribble following reports of a man with a rifle. Helicopter […]

7 years ago
Grand opening of ‘The Mike Atkins Way’ Guild Wheel section

On Friday afternoon 17th January, a number of people attended the official grand opening of a section of the Guild Wheel in Avenham Park, extending alongside the River Ribble from […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston flood warnings withdrawn but heavy rain alert issued for Sunday

Chris Idaho tweeted this picture of the Ribble after heavy rain A flood warning for Preston is no longer in force. The Environment Agency had issued a warning a flood warning around 6pm on New Year’s Day for the Ribble Estuary. […]

7 years ago
Facebook campaign to try and reunite lost Preston dog with its owner

Kevin posted this photo of the dog in his car A piebald American bulldog has been found in Preston. Kevin Wroe found the dog on Fishergate Hill on the morning of Wednesday 11 December. He’s taken to Facebook, posting the […]

7 years ago
Short film about Preston Bus Station to be premièred at The Continental

Preston Bus Station is now a listed building, but the Town Hall coffers have to support it A film celebrating the architecture and people of Preston Bus Station will be premièred later this month. 56,000 – a short film about the grade II listed building – takes […]

7 years ago
Preston motorists advised to take care after heavy rain in the city

Motorists in Preston are being advised to take care as floodwater settles on roads across the city. Preston has been lashed by heavy rain on Thursday evening, starting around 6pm […]

7 years ago
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