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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.

These two Preston nursing teachers are recognised for work

Kathryn Smyth (left) with Georgina Ritchie Kathryn Smyth (left) with Georgina Ritchie A pair of nurses who have worked together for more than a decade are to receive the Queen’s Nurse Award. Georgina Ritchie and Kathryn […]

9 hours ago
Arrests made after stolen car crashes in Plungington

The car was found abandoned in Eldon Street Pic: LancsRoadPolice The car was found abandoned in Eldon Street Pic: LancsRoadPolice Police have made arrests after a stolen car crashed into a number of vehicles in a Preston side road. The […]

1 week ago
University applies to make new Preston car park permanent

Onlookers gather to see the Goss demolition Pic: Richard Richmond Onlookers gather to see the Goss site demolition Pic: Richard Richmond A new car park at the University of Central Lancashire is to be made permanent. Land at the former […]

2 weeks ago
This city centre café is the latest to close down

Beautiful Planet has closed its doors. Credit: Beautiful Planet One of the most recognisable cafes in Preston closed down last weekend (July 22). Beautiful Planet, a vegetarian cafe in Friargate, […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Macs Bar is re-opening under new management

Macs bar remains closed Macs bar in Friargate is soon to re-open under new management. The bar will open its doors again on Saturday 29 July. The bar had its closing party on 28 May 2017. […]

4 weeks ago
King Karai latest restaurant to announce closure

King Karai King Karai has become the latest restaurant to announce it is closing its doors. The iconic Indian restaurant, in Watery Lane, will close in August to allow the owner, Babu, […]

1 month ago
Games of Thrones series seven launch episode to be screened in Preston pub

The Watchers on the Wall from the HBO series preview of GOTVII The Watchers on the Wall from the HBO series preview of GOTVII Game of Thrones fans in Preston are being invited to a live stream of the first episode. Running […]

1 month ago
Why green hoarding has gone up by Adelphi roundabout

Work has begun on the new engineering centre Work has begun on the new engineering centre Work has begun on Preston’s new engineering centre at the heart of the city’s university campus. Off the Adelphi roundabout green hoardings […]

1 month ago
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