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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.

Parents pay tribute to teenager Sarmad Al-Saidi who died after Deepdale stabbing

Sarmad Al-Saidi Pic: Preston Police The parents of Sarmad Al-Saidi, 16 who died on Sunday (27 December) as a result of a stabbing have paid tribute to their son. Officers were called to an address […]

1 year ago
First picture of teenage boy who died after Deepdale stabbing

Sarmad Al-Saidi Pic: Preston Police Police have released a picture of the 16-year-old boy who died following a stabbing in Deepdale. Sarmad Al-Saidi, from Broadgate, was found with stab wounds to his chest and legs […]

1 year ago
Deepdale stabbing victim has died in hospital

Police closed off the St Gregory's Road area during Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed in Deepdale has died from his injuries. The teenager, named locally as Sarmad Al Saidi, from Broadgate, was rushed to hospital after suffering serious […]

1 year ago
Wetland habitats form part of new Preston and South Ribble flood defences plan

The Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme proposes to better protect around 4,800 residential properties as well as over 300 businesses from direct flooding from the River Ribble […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Muslim Cultural Centre donates 220 food bags to Broadgate school

Broadgate-based charity Preston Muslim Cultural Centre (PMCC) has successfully distributed 220 food bags at St Stephen’s C of E Primary School and spread a smile throughout the community.  The organisation […]

1 year ago
Broadgate church members creating advent window trail

Day 5 of the Advent Window Display Pic: St Stephen's Church / Facebook Members of a Broadgate church are revealing a new advent window display each day in the run up to Christmas. With most Christmas events cancelled this year due to Covid-19, […]

1 year ago
Police appeal after two young boys assaulted just off Fishergate Hill

Preston Police are investigating a report of an assault on two youths by an adult male. The incident happened on Sunday (15 November) at around 2pm at Fishergate Hill in […]

2 years ago
Preston’s Hindu community celebrate Diwali virtually despite lockdown restrictions

Preston’s Hindu community celebrated Diwali in a different way this year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, they could not gather for a service and fireworks as they usually would. The […]

2 years ago
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