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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 Park Run is back with a little help from Galloways

Junior parkrunners in action Pic: Ian Scott Preston Park Run returned this weekend after Storm Dennis put a stop to the popular running event. The defibrillator in Avenham Park was damaged b the storm and organisers felt […]

2 years ago
Roads closed, fields flooded and a cancelled concert – Storm Ciara takes its toll on Preston

Preston has battened down the hatches as Storm Ciara battered the region. Five flood warnings are currently in place across Preston. They are: Salmesbury, by the Tickled Trout Higher Walton […]

2 years ago
Two arrests and £385,000 of cannabis seized in Broadgate raids

Two people have been arrested after police smashed open a cannabis factory in Broadgate. Officers from the Preston Neighbourhood Policing team executed three simultaneous warrants at three addresses on Osbourne […]

3 years ago
‘Love is more than just a game for two’ as thoughtful show comes to The Continental

“Love is more than just a game for two. Especially when there’s an elephant in the room.” That’s the tagline of a thought provoking play, I Wanna Be Yours, coming […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Residents and businesses invited to share their views on the Flood Risk Management Scheme

The Ribble in flood down at the Bullnose on Boxing Day Pic: Roger Goodwin Residents and businesses are invited to attend a number of events hosted by the Environment Agency to share their views on the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. […]

3 years ago
‘Switch off Eastenders’ and enjoy these UK indie theatre shows coming to Preston

Maria Ferguson Some of the UK’s most exciting independent theatre shows are coming to Preston this autumn. Events company Enjoy The Show is bringing the shows to the city as part of […]

3 years ago
How budding poets can share the fruits of their labour at this Preston poetry group

Jessica Sneddon recently performed at a Damson Poets event Pic: Christine Burke A Preston poetry group is giving budding poets a platform to share their work. Damson Poets meets at the Continental on the last Wednesday of each month. The group began […]

3 years ago
Johnny Cash and Elvis-inspired band to play the Continental

Doug Perkins and The Spectaculars on stage A band known for reinventing modern songs in a rockabilly style is coming to Preston. Doug Perkins and The Spectaculars will bring their high energy set of 1950s-inspired songs to […]

3 years ago
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