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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.

Milda Okunyte RIP: Friends gather to celebrate artistic creativity of Lithuanian student who died on Tuesday

Milda Okunyte was studying illustration in Preston Friends have gathered to pay their respects to a talented illustration student who died in a suspected hit and run on Tuesday. Milda Okunyte, 20, was from Lithuania and studying […]

7 years ago
Watch: AJ’s Dream flashmob takes over Friargate and Flag Market

Flashmob for AJ's Dream in the city centre Dancers took over Friargate for a flash mob in front of bemused Preston shoppers on Saturday. If you’re on our app click here to watch. The dance raised funds and […]

7 years ago
The Blackout Film Project Presents… ‘Birdman’ the movie

The Preston based feature film making team, theĀ Ā Blackout Film Project, are to start of their crowdfunding campaign with a celebratory showing of the Academy Award winningĀ movie, Birdman which will be […]

7 years ago
Landmark demolished in Friargate regeneration project

A Preston landmark is set to be demolished, as part of the Ā£18 million regeneration project which has begun on Friargate. Former Bambers furniture shop is one of many businesses […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nostalgic 1980’s Preston revealed in pictures

  Recently acquired and digitised photos of 1980’s Preston have now been releasedĀ which is sure to invoke great nostalgia to the people who recall those bygone happy times, when bands […]

7 years ago
Restaurant review: Fusion Room on Friargate

Fusion Room is a modern British Restaurant and although it’s been open since 2008, I had only visited once for a Tapas style lunch and that was shortly after it […]

7 years ago
The changing face of the Adelphi roundabout area over passing decades

  With the announcement of the proposed Adelphi Square which would sweep away the Adelphi roundabout and nearby buildings, we thought it would be interesting to see the past developments […]

7 years ago
Portergate scheme on Friargate: Demolition experts on site as new student flats block work continues

View down Great Shaw Street showing artists impression of Friargate Court A major new development of student flats has moved into its next stage. Portergate has appointed demolition experts Vale Park Demolition Services to begin work. Land off Friargate and Great […]

7 years ago
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