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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.

UCLan Freshers returns with new partnership

53 Degrees is made up of two venues, one holding 1,500 people and the other 400 UCLan’s Freshers fortnight returns this September with new events, and a new partnership. UCLan’s Student Union and Future UNI’s Preston Freshers Wristband have teamed up to bring a total of […]

6 years ago
Mapped: Preston developments and glimpse of city by 2020

Four developments from top left clockwise: Cottam Hall, Adelphi Square, Eastway retail park and Friargate Court A lot is happening in Preston right now and there’s major developments in the city centre, up towards the university and on the North West edge of the city. We’ve […]

7 years ago
Lancashire Market to return to Friargate in August

Preston’s premiere food and drink market returns to the streets of Friargate and Orchard Street during the summer holidays. Lancashire Market is booked in for Saturday 22 August and the […]

7 years ago
Man wanted after leaving Wetherspoons without paying bill

A man who left Wetherspoons without paying his bill is being sought by police in Preston. The man, pictured, and three friends ordered food and drink at The Greyfriar in […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Macs bar faces licensing battle as Preston Police issue 48 hour closure notice

Macs bar A Preston bar has been shut down for 48 hours by police but its owners say it will not close. Macs bar in Friargate was served with a closure order […]

7 years ago
Preston local election results: Full breakdown of Preston City Council 2015 election

Garrison ward was the scene of a recount Preston Town Hall has stayed red as it was a case of status quo in the local elections. Labour remained in charge at Preston City Council as no seats changed […]

7 years ago
Fylde Building at Preston university could be demolished by September in Adelphi Square plan

Fylde Building would be knocked down as part of the UCLan plans for the Adelphi roundabout Pic: George Thompson A demolition notice has been submitted to pull down a major building at the University of Central Lancashire’s Preston campus. Fylde building is one of the most recognisable buildings at […]

7 years ago
Another great movie showing event in Preston by the Blackout Film Project

Due to the success of their launch event showing of the film Birdman, at Roper Hall in March, the Blackout Film Project are all set to present a further film there on Friday, […]

7 years ago
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