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.

Preview: Lady In Red at The Continental

Lady In Red is written by a local theatre group A local theatre group are bringing their production of Lady In Red to the Continental. Certain Curtain Theatre combine superb dialogue and a compelling plot to take the audience on […]

8 years ago
Mosque plans lodged for Grafton Street

Artists impression of how the mosque could look A new mosque could be built off Fishergate Hill is plans are given approval. The Preston Muslim Cultural Centre have applied for permission to demolish a building on Grafton Street […]

8 years ago
Blow Up Preston: Legendary Brit Pop night comes to the Continental

Alfa 9 A legendary club night is coming to Preston as part of its 20th birthday celebrations. Blow Up was a key part of the 90s music scene and is often cited […]

8 years ago
Dan Haywood brings his New Hawks to the Continental

Dan Haywood If a bit of folk is your thing then Dan Haywood plays The Continental on Valentine’s night. Haywood brings his New Hawks to Preston for a mix of cosmic country […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Chip pan fire at house on Old School Square

A chip pan caused a fire at a property in the centre of Preston on Sunday night. There were no casualties after the pan caught alight on Old School Square, […]

8 years ago
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. […]

8 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 years ago
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