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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.

Preston local elections 2015: Candidates announced for 19 wards across the city

Candidates for the Preston City Council elections have been announced across 19 wards which have local elections this year. Labour currently holds control at the Town Hall, with 32 out […]

7 years ago
Preston local elections 2015: Thursday deadline for councillor nominations

Ballot Box The deadline for anyone wanting to stand to be a councillor in Preston is this Thursday. 19 wards across the city will see an election for a new councillor. Labour […]

7 years ago
In pictures: Lancashire Market returns for Easter Saturday

Thousands of people headed down Friargate on Saturday to sample the best Lancashire produce. The Lancashire Market returned for an Easter special with stalls lining one of the main roads […]

7 years ago
Lancashire Market to be held this Saturday

pork pie sellers at lancashire market The Lancashire Market will be held this Saturday. Exotic animals, live music and entertainment will all be coming to Friargate starting at 10am. Three different areas will be created as […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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, the  Blackout Film Project, are to start of their crowdfunding campaign with a celebratory showing of the Academy Award winning 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 £18 million regeneration project which has begun on Friargate. Former Bambers furniture shop is one of many businesses […]

7 years ago
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