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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.

Rarely performed Shakespeare play coming to Preston’s university

Acting students Lily Almond and Jack Price in rehearsals for The Winter’s Tale Acting students Lily Almond and Jack Price in rehearsals for The Winter’s Tale A tale of jealousy, romance and wonder comes to Preston. Willam Shakespeare’s play The Winter’s Tale is […]

2 days ago
Preston to become a centre of drone excellence for the UK

A view of Preston from a drone Pic: scrappynw A view of Preston from a drone Pic: scrappynw Preston is becoming one of the UK’s leading cities for drone expertise. The city is flying high after being one of […]

1 week ago
Prestonians invited to annual anti-violence event at UCLan

One Billion Rising dance led by World Salsa Dance champion Phil Kaila UCLan are welcoming the people of Preston to attend an annual anti-violence event. ‘One Billion Rising for Justice’ […]

1 week ago
Pavement and road works begin around Adelphi roundabout

Sign in Fylde Road warnings of delays during the works Pic: thatgeekychap Sign in Fylde Road warnings of delays during the works Pic: thatgeekychap Details of what engineers will be up to around the Adelphi roundabout in the coming weeks have been […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plaque remembering Joseph Livesey passed to Preston’s university

The Joseph Livesey plaque The Joseph Livesey plaque A piece of Preston’s history about one of its most famous sons has been placed in safe keeping. Joseph Livesey – who founded the Temperance movement […]

3 weeks ago
Preston’s university asks for your memories as 190th celebrations begin

The Harris Building at the University of Central Lancashire in Corporation Street Pic: Paul Melling The Harris Building at the University of Central Lancashire in Corporation Street Pic: Paul Melling As the University of Central Lancashire prepares to celebrate its 190th birthday – they are […]

3 weeks ago
A short history of the University of Central Lancashire in Preston

The Harris Institute was one of UCLan's original buildings Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris Institute was one of UCLan’s original buildings Pic: Tony Worrall The present day University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) was established in 1992, but it can trace an unbroken […]

3 weeks ago
Falafel takeaway is opening in Preston

A falafel wrap at Go Falafel A falafel wrap at Go Falafel A vegan-friendly takeaway is opening in Preston – near the university campus. Go Falafel has begun fitting out an old letting agents office in […]

3 weeks ago
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