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News and information about the Friargate area of Preston, Lancashire. Friargate is a key corridor between the city centre and the university campus, home to many shops and a growing amount of student flats.

Step inside Preston’s vintage boutique promoting size-inclusivity

Over the past two weeks, we have been celebrating some of the local businesses promoting sustainability whilst selling pre-loved and vintage fashion. Following the success of her online venture selling […]

2 days ago
Historic Preston pub given protection

Real fires and cosy rooms at The Black Horse. Pic Lisa Brown A Preston pub has been upgraded to a grade II* building as part of a project to help save rare historic pub interiors. The Black Horse in Friargate, is amongst […]

3 days ago
Preston Waterstones to host two author events this summer

Authors Hopwood DePree and Gillian McAllister will attend book events at Preston Waterstones in June and July. On Tuesday, 21 June, Hopwood DePree will visit Preston to discuss his book, ‘Downton […]

2 weeks ago
Performance tour to hit the streets of Preston this Saturday

Phoebe Foxtrot All the city will be a stage this weekend as a performance tour hits the streets of Preston. Part of Lancashire Fringe Festival, the guided walking performance will start at […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council speaks out after members of public cause chaos by removing cones and signs to reopen Friargate

Bus stuck on Ringway Pic: Nigel Walter Lancashire County Council has spoken out after members of the public removed cones and signs to reopen Friargate on the first day it was closed for major transformation works. The […]

1 month ago
Changes to Preston Bus services due to Friargate North and Ringway scheme

Friargate bus stop Pic: Blog Preston Changes to Preston Bus services in Preston City Centre have come into force as part of the Transforming Friargate North and Ringway scheme. The £14.7m revamp, which started in November […]

2 months ago
Preston reacts to Ringway roadworks one year after £14.7m revamp announced

Ringway roadworks Pic: 70023venus2009:Flickr Prestonians have reacted to the roadworks on Ringway one year since a multi-million pound city centre transport revamp was announced. Lancashire County Council is spending £14.7m from a successful Transforming […]

3 months ago
New Friargate dessert restaurant Rocco’s sets April opening date

A new city centre dessert restaurant will create 17 roles for local jobseekers when it opens this April. Roccos-Preston is opening on Friargate at the end of April and will […]

3 months ago
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