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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.

Tampopo launching new location in Preston

Tampopo dishes Popular restaurant chain Tampopo is launching a new location in Preston. The Far East Asian eatery will be the fifth addition to the already-established Chew’s Yard food offering when it […]

21 hours ago
Dog and Partridge pub in Friargate gets facelift

The Dog and Partridge in Friargate Pic: Blog Preston A iconic Preston city centre pub has been given a facelift. The Dog and Partridge in Friargate has seen its brewery Star Pubs make an investment in its frontage. Landlady […]

3 days ago
Customers driven away from 130-year-old Preston business by lorries blocking street

Granthams on Hope Street, Preston The boss of a 130-year-old Preston business says customers are being driven away – and staff driven to distraction – by lorries blocking the tiny cobbled street on which it […]

3 days ago
Two new adult gambling arcades to open within 200 yards of each other in city centre

The corner of Friargate and Orchard Street Two new adult games arcades are set to open within 200 yards of each other in Preston city centre after a second outlet was given the go-ahead in the space […]

5 days ago
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Fulwood sisters making proud artists out of creative beginners

Art Donkey session participants at The Aviary A new art event offering from two Fulwood sisters is going down well with creative beginners in the city. Sally and Lucie Ward have been running introductory sessions with Art […]

2 weeks ago
Comic Book Day event for Preston this weekend

That Comic Shop in Friargate Pic: Blog Preston You could get your hands on some free comic books this weekend in Preston. That Comic Shop, who host a free comic giveaway every year at their Friargate store, are […]

3 weeks ago
Dog and Partridge pub in Friargate to see major revamp

The Dog and Partridge - or D&P as known locally - is about to have a revamp Pic: ABeerInPreston/seethelizards An iconic Preston pub is staying open and having a major refit. The Dog and Partridge in Friargate has temporarily closed to allow for scaffolding to be put up. Rumours […]

3 weeks ago
Woman given four-year order and banned from three Preston shops

Donna Heaton A woman from Preston has been given a four-year Criminal Behaviour Order. Donna Heaton, 46, of Gillett Street, Preston, was yesterday (April 30) given the order which bans her from […]

3 weeks ago
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