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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.

Work to start before end of 2013 on hundreds of new student flats on Friargate

View down Great Shaw Street showing artists impression of Friargate Court Work to build 260 new student flats on Friargate will begin before the end of the year. Portergate Property Management had plans approved in JuneĀ to demolish buildings on the corner […]

8 years ago
Bus services to be affected as Adelphi roundabout roadworks begin from mid-October

Friargate is seen as the second street of the city by many after Fishergate Preston Bus have warned of disruption to services as roadworks begin on the Adelphi roundabout and Friargate. Work starts on installing a new pedestrian crossing from Monday 14 October and […]

8 years ago
Preston newsagent has its opening hours and alcohol sales time cut

Friargate is seen as the second street of the city by many after Fishergate A Preston off-licence’s opening hours have been slashed by councillors. The city council’s licensing sub-committee chose to reduce the time Best One, or Friargate Newsagent, on Friargate, can open and […]

8 years ago
Four Preston off-licences caught selling alcohol to a teenager

Four Preston off-licences have been caught selling alcohol to children. Plain clothes policed used a 16-year-old girl to visit 11 off-licences in the city and attempt to buy booze. The […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Friargate newsagent to face losing licence after underage booze sales

Police photo of smashed bottles near Friargate newsagent A Preston newsagent will have its licence reviewed this week by councillors. Lancashire Police have requested a review of Best One and its sale of alcohol after alleging a number […]

8 years ago
‘Inisde Out’ – Second Craft Hack underway in Preston

ā€˜Inside Outā€™ Transforming pieces of unloved furniture into spectacular sculptures to be displayed at the Emmaus shopĀ on Friargate, Preston. This is the second of three UP! Craft Hack events happening […]

8 years ago
The Courteeners to headline 53 Degrees in December

The Courteeners have announced a headline show in Preston in December. The Manchester band, led by Liam Fray, will play 53 Degrees on Monday 2 December. They’ve spent the summer […]

8 years ago
CCTV images released as police appeal for information on Friargate assault

The assault was captured on CCTV Police are wanting to trace three women following what they describe as a sustained and unprovoked assault on a teenager. CCTV images have been released after a teenage girl from […]

8 years ago
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