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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.

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 […]

9 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 […]

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Preston flood warnings withdrawn but heavy rain alert issued for Sunday

Chris Idaho tweeted this picture of the Ribble after heavy rain A flood warning for Preston is no longer in force.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. […]

9 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 […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

9 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 […]

9 years ago
Matt Stanton discusses social media at The Preston Social

The PrestonSocial held an event at the Continental Hotel, Broadgate, Preston on the evening of 24th September 2013. Hosted by Tom Stables of the 3ManFactory, The evening commenced with a […]

9 years ago
In pictures: Continental hosts its eleventh beer festival

Kegs at the Conti beer festival The Continental has been drunk dry after another successful real ale and cider festival. Down on South Meadow Lane drinkers enjoyed a wide selection of beers, ciders and perrys as […]

9 years ago
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