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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.

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
Preston city centre youth scheme to reduce anti-social behaviour receives cash boost

Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden, on Fishergate in Preston. Pic: Lancashire Constabulary Schemes across Preston and Lancashire which aim to deter crime and keep people safe have been provided with over £30,000 in funding by Police and Crime Commissioner, Andrew Snowden. The […]

3 months ago
LOST Lectures set to showcase interesting Preston experts and businesses

LOST's Dickens Room Pic: LOST Bar and Pizzeria A new series of talks is set to showcase a mixture of interesting Preston experts and businesses. LOST Bar and Pizzeria in Market Street West is hosting its LOST Lectures […]

3 months ago
Preston’s The Black Horse wins Pub of the Year for second year running

Hand holding pint of beer outside The Black Horse Pic: Nick Elsby The Black Horse has become the Central Lancs CAMRA Pub of the Year award for the second year in a row. The historic pub in Friargate beat almost 300 pubs […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Parking, empty units, shopping habits and impact discussed as readers consider Friargate South plans

Aerial view of planned improvements to Friargate South from the Harris to Ringway One of Preston’s main shopping areas is set for a significant transformation with the hope it can help attract new retailers and solve the area’s empty unit issue. Plans were […]

4 months ago
Friargate South plans unveiled in full with hope it can help solve empty unit problem

What Friargate South could look like post-revamp One of Preston’s main shopping streets is set for a facelift with the hope it can help attract new retailers and solve the area’s empty unit issue. Plans have been […]

4 months ago
Have your say on planned redevelopment of Friargate South

Aerial view of planned improvements to Friargate South from the Harris to Ringway A public consultation has been launched for the redevelopment of Friargate between the Flag Market and Ringway. Business owners, landlords and the general public are being invited to ‘Have Your […]

4 months ago
Police uncover machete and Class A drugs in Friargate and Fishergate searches

The machete uncovered on a 17-year-old and evidence of drug dealing Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have released details of two incidents where drugs and a machete were uncovered. The first on Tuesday (19 December) saw two 17-year-old boys entering a bank in Fishergate. […]

4 months ago
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