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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.

Punk poet Laura Taylor is coming to Preston for one-off outdoor performance – and wants local poets to join in

Laura Taylor Punk poet Laura Taylor is set for a unique outdoor performance in Preston – and wants local poets to get back on the stage with her. The gig at Market […]

1 year ago
Fire service attends kitchen fire in Friargate flat

Friargate - many businesses along the street may be eligible for the government funding Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service crews have attended a kitchen fire in Friargate. Two fire engines extinguished the fire at the first floor flat today (Tuesday 3 August) just after […]

1 year ago
Temporary road closures around new Adelphi Square as resurfacing is completed

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has announced some temporary road closures around the new Adelphi Square. This is so final highways resurfacing work can be completed. The work will […]

1 year ago
Delays likely as major Friargate and Ringway roadworks to begin

Residents across Preston and Lancashire are being asked to allow extra time for their journeys in the Friargate and Ringway areas as Lancashire County Council carry out work to help […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Friargate former betting shop to become bar, restaurant and radio hub

Planning application proposed for former betting shop on Friargate. A former betting shop on Friargate has had plans submitted to become a bar, restaurant and radio hub. The ‘Bet Sid’ betting shop and offices are currently vacant and have […]

1 year ago
Preston McDonald’s volunteers fundraise £11,000 during district litter pick

Over 100 McDonald’s volunteers have collected rubbish along 47 miles of Lancashire and raised more than £11,000 for charity. Volunteers from 16 restaurants joined forces to clean the distance from […]

1 year ago
Buildings off Friargate to be demolished to make way for new flats

The houses that are set for redevelopment. Market Street West. Plans have been submitted to turn two houses on Market Street West into 14 new apartments. The plans include the development of a building which is part four storey and […]

1 year ago
Social Sundays coming to new bar off Friargate

Market Street Social One of Preston’s newest bars, Market Street Social, is set to bring Social Sundays to the city. Starting from this Sunday (6 June), the weekly event will feature DJs and […]

1 year ago
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