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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.

Heavy rain causes flash flooding in Preston

Andy Hilbert snapped this motorist in trouble at the Fishergate car park Heavy downpours of rain in Preston have caused localised flooding. Cars were left swamped at the Fishergate car park and Friargate was turned into a raging torent. Readers pictures show […]

7 years ago
Sweet-toothed student plans Preston’s first dessert takeaway

A Preston student is preparing to launch his own takeaway – with a difference. Sweet-toothed Luke Binns decided to put his passion for making cakes and desserts into a business […]

8 years ago
Try huge Man V Food Challenge at Roper Hall

Roper Hall in Preston runs a huge Man V Food challenge. In this case, the popular Friargate Scream pub features on its menu – Man V Burger. This mammoth mouthful […]

8 years ago
New Friargate taxi rank due to be approved to operate from 8pm

Concerns had been raised about taxis obstructing bus stops on Friargate A new taxi rank on Friargate is set to be given the nod to operate from 8pm every night. The city council has put forward a proposal for the new […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Easter Lancashire Market attracts record visitor numbers

Stalls on Friargate basking in Easter sunshine The Lancashire Market on Friargate on Easter Saturday has been declared a roaring success with more than 50,000 visitors. Organisers Preston Business Improvement District (Preston BID) say the market saw […]

8 years ago
Video: Watch birds-eye view of the Lancashire Market in Preston

Stalls on Friargate basking in Easter sunshine We took a go pro camera, strapped it to the end of a broom handle and produced this fly-through of the Lancashire Market. So view our over the shoulder look […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Lancashire Easter Market takes over Friargate

Crowds filling the Lancashire Market on Friargate Tens of thousands of people have filled Friargate to sample the best of Preston and Lancashire produce in the sunshine. With temperatures reaching 18 degrees the shorts and shades have […]

8 years ago
Recap: Lancashire Easter Market on Friargate

You can replay live updates throughout Saturday as Friargate is filled with stalls offering the best Lancashire produce. Up to 50,000 people are expected to flock to Preston for the Easter […]

8 years ago
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