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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 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 […]

3 days 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 […]

4 weeks 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 […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bier Box Preston plan to crowdfund new beer bar at Adelphi roundabout

A Crowdfunder has been launched to transform the former bank on the Adelphi roundabout into Bier Box Preston, a venue which will seek to bring the best of beer from […]

2 months ago
New Longton micro brewery crowdfunding to open Friargate tap room

A brewery currently homed at a garage in New Longton has big plans to bring Preston City Centre it’s first Brewery Tap. A fundraiser has been created by Chain House […]

3 months ago
Preston Makers Market returns this Saturday on the Flag Market

The Makers Market on the Flag Market in May Pic: Tony Worrall The popular Preston Makers Market is making its long awaited return this weekend. Makers, bakers and creators from around the North West will be setting up stall on Flag Market […]

3 months ago
Preston shops prepare to re-open on 12 April

St John's Shopping Centre Pic Tony Worrall All non-essential shops are set to re-open on Monday 12 April following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown. The restrictions placed on the country have had a devastating […]

4 months ago
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