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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.

Painted stones taken from marathon runner Ben Ashworth’s memorial

Ben Ashworth's memorial. Pic: Louise Harlow Painted stones that were placed at Ben Ashworth’s memorial have been moved since. Ben’s widow Louise posted on Facebook asking for the public’s help if they knew who had taken […]

1 year ago
Tree works along Broadgate as part of River Ribble flood protection scheme

The trees being cut down along Broadgate Pic: Chris Hough Work has began on the first phase of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The Environment Agency, who have been working alongside Lancashire County Council, Preston City […]

1 year ago
Further arrest made in Sarmad Al-Saidi murder investigation

Sarmad Al-Saidi Pic: Preston Police Lancashire police have made a further arrest in relation to a murder of a teenager in Preston. A 25-year-old man was arrested at an address in Preston this morning (Tuesday […]

1 year ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement ‘He was always giving back to those in need’ says stabbing victim Sarmad Al-Saidi’s best friend

Sarmad Al-Saidi, 16 with his best friend Safyan Akhtar,18 More than £6,000 has been raised to go towards building water wells in different countries in memory of a teenage boy who died after a stabbing in Deepdale. Sarmad Al-Saidi, […]

2 years ago
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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
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