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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 motorists advised to take care after heavy rain in the city

Motorists in Preston are being advised to take care as floodwater settles on roads across the city. Preston has been lashed by heavy rain on Thursday evening, starting around 6pm […]

9 years ago
Parade to celebrate Preston Bus Station date announced

More information about the parade to celebrate Preston Bus Station has been released by the Save The Bus Station Campaign. The proposed march will be on Saturday 2nd November, meeting […]

9 years ago
Work to start before end of 2013 on hundreds of new student flats on Friargate

View down Great Shaw Street showing artists impression of Friargate Court Work to build 260 new student flats on Friargate will begin before the end of the year. Portergate Property Management had plans approved in June to demolish buildings on the corner […]

9 years ago
Bus services to be affected as Adelphi roundabout roadworks begin from mid-October

Friargate is seen as the second street of the city by many after Fishergate Preston Bus have warned of disruption to services as roadworks begin on the Adelphi roundabout and Friargate. Work starts on installing a new pedestrian crossing from Monday 14 October and […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston newsagent has its opening hours and alcohol sales time cut

Friargate is seen as the second street of the city by many after Fishergate A Preston off-licence’s opening hours have been slashed by councillors. The city council’s licensing sub-committee chose to reduce the time Best One, or Friargate Newsagent, on Friargate, can open and […]

9 years ago
Four Preston off-licences caught selling alcohol to a teenager

Four Preston off-licences have been caught selling alcohol to children. Plain clothes policed used a 16-year-old girl to visit 11 off-licences in the city and attempt to buy booze. The […]

9 years ago
Friargate newsagent to face losing licence after underage booze sales

Police photo of smashed bottles near Friargate newsagent A Preston newsagent will have its licence reviewed this week by councillors. Lancashire Police have requested a review of Best One and its sale of alcohol after alleging a number […]

9 years ago
‘Inisde Out’ – Second Craft Hack underway in Preston

‘Inside Out’ Transforming pieces of unloved furniture into spectacular sculptures to be displayed at the Emmaus shop on Friargate, Preston. This is the second of three UP! Craft Hack events happening […]

9 years ago
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