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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.

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
Broadgate school pupils learn about sight loss thanks to charity Galloway’s

St Stephen's Year One and Two pupils with their collection boxes Youngsters at a Broadgate school were given a lesson in looking after their eyes and keeping their classrooms tidy during a visual awareness session. The pupils at St Stephen’s C […]

2 years ago
17-year-old arrested for possession of hunting knife after Broadgate chase

Police recovered this large hunting knife A 17-year-old has been arrested in relation to the possession of a large hunting knife. The male was caught by police after a foot chase through the streets of Broadgate […]

2 years ago
Knuckle duster, hammer and drugs seized as police step up anti-social behaviour patrols across Preston

The hammer and knuckle duster Pic: Preston Police A crackdown by police on anti-social behaviour and organised crime in Preston has yieled a number of arrests and seized property. Preston Police began Operation Edge on Thursday (1 October) […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Digital platform launches for Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk scheme

Environment Agency staff showcase the flood defences Pic: Chris Hough Residents of Preston and South Ribble now have access to a new online platform to attend virtual meetings, access information and provide feedback on their proposed flood risk management scheme. […]

2 years ago
Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

2 years ago
Preston Hockey Club raising £200k to replace pitch

Preston Hockey Club Preston Hockey Club, part of Preston Sports Club, has seven men’s teams and two ladies teams and is at the heart of hockey in the North West. Around a year […]

2 years ago
Here’s a list of the Preston pubs and restaurants opening their doors this week

A beer being poured Pic: Anestiev As lockdown restrictions ease, Preston’s hospitality sector is gearing up to reopen. Many pubs and restaurants will be opening their doors on July 4 but if you are planning a […]

2 years ago
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