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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.

Try huge Man V Food Challenge at Roper Hall

Roper Hall in Preston runs a huge Man V Food challenge. In this case, the popular Friargate Scream pub features on its menu – Man V Burger. This mammoth mouthful […]

7 years ago
New Friargate taxi rank due to be approved to operate from 8pm

Concerns had been raised about taxis obstructing bus stops on Friargate A new taxi rank on Friargate is set to be given the nod to operate from 8pm every night. The city council has put forward a proposal for the new […]

7 years ago
Easter Lancashire Market attracts record visitor numbers

Stalls on Friargate basking in Easter sunshine The Lancashire Market on Friargate on Easter Saturday has been declared a roaring success with more than 50,000 visitors. Organisers Preston Business Improvement District (Preston BID) say the market saw […]

8 years ago
Video: Watch birds-eye view of the Lancashire Market in Preston

Stalls on Friargate basking in Easter sunshine We took a go pro camera, strapped it to the end of a broom handle and produced this fly-through of the Lancashire Market. So view our over the shoulder look […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In pictures: Lancashire Easter Market takes over Friargate

Crowds filling the Lancashire Market on Friargate Tens of thousands of people have filled Friargate to sample the best of Preston and Lancashire produce in the sunshine. With temperatures reaching 18 degrees the shorts and shades have […]

8 years ago
Recap: Lancashire Easter Market on Friargate

You can replay live updates throughout Saturday as Friargate is filled with stalls offering the best Lancashire produce. Up to 50,000 people are expected to flock to Preston for the Easter […]

8 years ago
Lancashire Easter Market: Final preparations as 50,000 visitors expected in city centre

Stalls line Friargate during a previous Lancashire Market Final preparations are being put in place for up to 50,000 expected foodie fans to flock to this year’s Easter Lancashire Market. Organisers Preston Business Improvement District say they are […]

8 years ago
Lancashire Market: 90 stalls to line Friargate for Easter market

pork pie sellers at lancashire market Stallholders for the upcoming Lancashire Market are gearing up for a bumper event. Organisers have confirmed 90 stalls are to stretch along Friargate, Orchard Street and Friargate Brow. The Easter […]

8 years ago
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