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New Longton micro brewery crowdfunding to open Friargate tap room

A brewery currently homed at a garage in New Longton has big plans to bring Preston City Centre it’s first Brewery Tap. A fundraiser has been created by Chain House […]

1 month ago
Sun shines over Preston shoppers as non-essential shops, pubs and more re-open

April 12 marks the next step in Boris Johnson’s plan to reopen the country. Preston was no different as non-essential retail, outdoor hospitality, hairdressers and gyms reopen across the city. […]

2 months ago
Watch how Friargate and Ringway in Preston city centre to look after £14.7m revamp

Aerial view of the new Ringway and Friargate junction Pic: Lancashire County Council Prestonians and visitors are being invited to give their views on designs for a new scheme which will reconnect Preston city centre to create a better leisure and shopping experience […]

3 months ago
There are empty shops across Preston’s high streets and side streets but city can bounceback as lockdown eases

Empty stores on Preston high street. Pic: Lee Sutton Due to current coronavirus restrictions many high street shops have been left empty. Current lockdown restrictions mean that only essential shops can be open. This loss of trading has meant […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Major changes planned to Ringway and Friargate in Preston city centre

More details about a scheme to improve pedestrian and cycle access and public transport journey times in and out of Preston city centre have been revealed. In March, Lancashire County […]

6 months ago
Friargate set to reopen as UCLan Masterplan enters next phase

Part of the new road layout at the UCLan Masterplan Highways scheme Roads including Friargate are set to reopen as the £200m UCLan Masterplan development enters its next phase. From mid October, a new east-west road in front of the new UCLan […]

9 months ago
New cafe bar eyeing up Preston city centre opening

The outside of the new Victoria's cafe bar Pic: Tony Worrall A new cafe looks set to open in Preston city centre once lockdown eases. One of the most changeable spots in the last 12-months is lined up for Cheapside, facing […]

1 year ago
Struggling Friargate businesses offered lifeline by local businessman

Friargate businesses impacted by UCLan Masterplan roadworks have been offered a lifeline by a local businessman. Shops and services on the usually bustling street have seen business drop off since it […]

1 year ago
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