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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.

UCLan holds rally to demand end to violence against women

The University of Central Lancashire has held a rally in a demand to end violence against women. The rally took place on 14 February as part of the annual Global One […]

4 days ago
Ground broken as UCLan’s new social spaces due to be finished by Autumn

Michael Conlon (chairman of Conlon), Michael Ahern (COO UCLan), Sana Iqbal (SU President), Mike Thomas (VC UCLan), David Taylor (Chairman of the board UCLan) and Dave Smith (Director of Capital Projects UCLan) Michael Conlon (chairman of Conlon), Michael Ahern (COO UCLan), Sana Iqbal (SU President), Mike Thomas (VC UCLan), David Taylor (Chairman of the board UCLan) and Dave Smith (Director of Capital […]

6 days ago
This historic part of Preston’s skyline is up for sale

A view of the windmill and surrounding site Pic: Tony Worrall The windmill in Craggs Row, Preston Pic: Tony Worrall An iconic building on Preston’s skyline is on the market once again. The grade-II listed former windmill in Craggs Row, off Moor […]

7 days ago
Luxury student flats Innovation House given the go ahead

A view of the Innovation House development A view of the Innovation House development This is how a new 200-bedroom block of student flats is to look on Moor Lane. Planning approval has been given for the […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Backstreet tattoo artist Michael ‘Minky’ Cain is fined

An overloaded sharps box in Cain's parlour and the unregistered premises found by council officers An overloaded sharps box in Cain’s parlour and the unregistered premises found by council officers A tattoo artist operating illegally has been snared by environmental officers. Michael Cain, 37, was […]

2 weeks ago
Creepy new theatre show set in pitch blackness comes to Preston

Fiction is a fully immersive experience Fiction is a fully immersive experience An audio dreamscape is coming to Preston as a new immersive theatre show takes place. Following Fuel Theatre’s show inside a shipping container on […]

2 weeks ago
Garstang Road student halls look set for green light

Artist impression of the new student halls Artist impression of the new student halls A major new building of nearly 200 student flats looks set for approval near Preston’s university campus. Towering next door to The Unicorn and […]

2 weeks ago
Preston urged to join global stand against domestic violence

Two women at last year's One Billion Rising event Two women at last year’s One Billion Rising event Prestonian’s are being urged to stand together in solidarity for an end to violence against women. The University of Central Lancashire […]

3 weeks ago
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