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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.

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
The Courteeners to headline 53 Degrees in December

The Courteeners have announced a headline show in Preston in December. The Manchester band, led by Liam Fray, will play 53 Degrees on Monday 2 December. They’ve spent the summer […]

9 years ago
CCTV images released as police appeal for information on Friargate assault

The assault was captured on CCTV Police are wanting to trace three women following what they describe as a sustained and unprovoked assault on a teenager. CCTV images have been released after a teenage girl from […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mad Ferret closes doors for refurbishment

mad ferret The Mad Ferret will close its doors on Tuesday 27 August for a refurbishment. The live music venue was bought by the owners of the Continental and will be dropping […]

9 years ago
Aldi cash robbery: CCTV images of three men released by police

CCTV images of three men police want to trace in connection with a robbery at a Preston supermarket. Lancashire Police say the theft took place around 3.30pm on Tuesday 13 […]

9 years ago
In pictures: Lancashire Market returns to Friargate as shoppers brave the rain

Grey skies welcomed shoppers to Friargate to sample the flavours of Lancashire You can always rely on Preston for one thing, and that’s a bit of rain. Food lovers braved the drizzle to sample cakes, drinks and much more local produce at […]

9 years ago
Top things to do in Preston and beyond: Covering Wed 14 August – Tue 20 August

pork pie sellers at lancashire market Time for our weekly look at some top things to do in and around Preston for the week ahead. We’re publishing this on a Wednesday lunchtime so it previews the […]

9 years ago
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