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News and information for the area known as the University ward in Preston, Lancs. This area is home to the main campus of the University of Central Lancashire and includes news about Friargate, one of the major shopping areas in the city and Plungington an area inhabited by thousands of students.

New pub The Northern Way has opened in Friargate

Outside of The Northern Way during opening night Pic: A Beer in Preston Outside of The Northern Way during opening night Pic: A Beer in Preston A new pub has opened in Friargate with a swanky new interior and exterior. The Northern Way […]

22 hours ago
Girl recovering in hospital with broken leg after Plungington crash

The girl in hospital with a broken leg The girl in hospital with a broken leg Police have released a picture of a four-year-old girl being treated in hospital after a collision in the Plungington area. Emergency services […]

3 days ago
Air ambulance called after girl hit by car in Plungington

Air ambulance in Moor Park on Friday evening The collision took place near Eldon Primary School Pic: Google A young girl has been flown to hospital after a collision in Preston. Emergency services closed off Henderson Street, near […]

3 days ago
Plau gin bar confirms latest opening date

Plau bar in Friargate Plau bar in Friargate A gin and ale bar in Friargate has finally announced when it is to open. Plans for Plau were first mooted in 2014 and since then […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Award-winning theatre group to bring latest show to Preston

Placebo Clod Ensemble Credit Manuel Vason Pic: Manuel Vason An award-winning performance company will bring their latest production to Preston as part of an exclusive tour. CLOD ENSEMBLE’s show, Placebo, will also be performed in Salford and […]

5 days ago
Preston drugs baron is jailed for running heroin and cocaine gang

Daniel Olaloko Daniel Olaloko A Preston man has been jailed for his role in running a sophisticated drug-running operation. Daniel Olaloko was jailed for seven years after being found to ‘run the […]

1 week ago
Boy hit by car in Plungington

Scene in Plungington Road on Wednesday evening Pic: Jennifer Aitkenhead Scene in Plungington Road on Wednesday evening Pic: Jennifer Aitkenhead A boy was treated by paramedics after being hit by a car in Plungington. Preston Police closed Eldon Street during […]

2 weeks ago
Preston firm raises over £1m to help transform its business

Dr Alasdair Bremner and Professor David Binns Co-founders of Alusid, Dr Alasdair Bremner and Professor David Binns A Preston manufacturing company has raised £1.34 million towards a new energy efficient factory that will transform its production capacity. […]

2 weeks ago
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