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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.

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
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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
Preston local elections 2015: Candidates announced for 19 wards across the city

Candidates for the Preston City Council elections have been announced across 19 wards which have local elections this year. Labour currently holds control at the Town Hall, with 32 out […]

7 years ago
Preston local elections 2015: Thursday deadline for councillor nominations

Ballot Box The deadline for anyone wanting to stand to be a councillor in Preston is this Thursday. 19 wards across the city will see an election for a new councillor. Labour […]

7 years ago
In pictures: Lancashire Market returns for Easter Saturday

Thousands of people headed down Friargate on Saturday to sample the best Lancashire produce. The Lancashire Market returned for an Easter special with stalls lining one of the main roads […]

7 years ago
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