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.

Lancashire County Council answer queries about side streets off Corporation Street and Friargate

New bus gate on Corporation Street. Pic: Blog Preston Questions about the side streets off of Corporation Street and Friargate ahead of the new changes have been answered by Lancashire County Council. The map for the new Preston road […]

2 months ago
Friargate pedestrianisation works in ‘final stages’ say Lancashire County Council

The Friargate North transformation is in it’s “final stages” according to Lancashire County Council. Changes include new paving, trees, cycle racks and benches. An exact finish date has not yet […]

2 months ago
Review: Welcome a beautiful, bouncing kebabby at this Preston restaurant and takeaway

Greekouzina kebab This week my daughter GZ decided that she wanted something, “not heavy, not greasy, kind of more of a brunch thing, something that will fill me up but not too […]

2 months ago
Corporation Street bus gate signage starts to appear for Preston’s latest bus-only street

New bus gate on Corporation Street. Pic: Blog Preston Signage and road markings have begun to appear ahead of Preston city centre’s latest bus-only lane being put in place. A section of Corporation Street, from Marsh Lane to Heatley […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood sisters hosting art sessions at venues around Preston

Sally and Lucie from Art Donkey Two Fulwood sisters have launched a new art venture in Preston. Sally and Lucie Ward are starting up art sessions at venues in and around Preston under the name Art […]

2 months ago
Former Preston nightclub set to be latest city centre adult gaming arcade

The former Macs bar in the city centre A former Preston city centre night spot will be turned into an adult gaming arcade after the conversion got the go-ahead from council planners. The venue, on Friargate South, existed […]

2 months ago
A short history of Preston’s Caribbean community – from colour bar to cricket to Carnival

Dominoes at Jalgos Pic: Joseph Gudgeon Preston is home to many diverse communities that have helped shape the cultural landscape of the city as it stands today. Home to people from Ireland, Eastern Europe, Hong Kong, […]

2 months ago
Greekouzina in the running to be crowned best Greek restaurant in Britain

Traditional dishes at Greekouzina A Greek restaurant and takeaway in Preston city centre is in the running for a national kebab award. Greekouzina in Friargate is up for the best Greek restaurant or takeaway […]

3 months ago
Most Discussed Most Read
caritas fostering advert
Preston in pictures Cherry Pie Cafe - Preston Market HallPickles of PrestonRoastPickles of PrestonArthur Strands - Preston Market HallAunty Dolly's CafeMark Williams Fishmonger - Preston Market HallArthur Strands - Preston Market Hall View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails