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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.

New Longton micro brewery crowdfunding to open Friargate tap room

A brewery currently homed at a garage in New Longton has big plans to bring Preston City Centre it’s first Brewery Tap. A fundraiser has been created by Chain House […]

7 days ago
Preston Makers Market returns this Saturday on the Flag Market

The Makers Market on the Flag Market in May Pic: Tony Worrall The popular Preston Makers Market is making its long awaited return this weekend. Makers, bakers and creators from around the North West will be setting up stall on Flag Market […]

1 week ago
Preston shops prepare to re-open on 12 April

St John's Shopping Centre Pic Tony Worrall All non-essential shops are set to re-open on Monday 12 April following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown. The restrictions placed on the country have had a devastating […]

1 month ago
New bar Market Street Social confirms opening date

A glimpse into Market Street Social New bar and social space Market Street Social is due to open Friday 16 April just off Friargate. Owned by the same people as Plau bar, there will be a […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Watch how Friargate and Ringway in Preston city centre to look after £14.7m revamp

Aerial view of the new Ringway and Friargate junction Pic: Lancashire County Council Prestonians and visitors are being invited to give their views on designs for a new scheme which will reconnect Preston city centre to create a better leisure and shopping experience […]

2 months ago
The best places to get vegan food in Preston

1260 Craft & Crust pizza with caramelised red onion, mushroom, jalapeños and pineapple Pic @vegan.preston This is a guest post by Rory from @vegan.preston. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. Vegans, eh? With their bloody organic roasted coquina squash, […]

4 months ago
Preston lab manager smashes targets for active fundraiser

A lab manager at Specsavers Preston recently completed a 150km November fundraiser for the Royal British Legion, finishing the challenge with 64km and £285 more than initially planned. Andy Wright signed […]

5 months ago
Meet the woman selflessly helping homeless people across Preston

A Preston woman has been cooking food in her home to distribute to the homeless for years. Lo Parsons delivers hot meals, along with essentials such as masks, sanitisers and […]

5 months ago
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