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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.

Random acts of kindness to take place at Preston Station

Handing out a hug in the city Handing out a hug in the city Preston is set to get a metaphorical hug during Thursday. A kindness stall is being set up at Preston Railway Station as the […]

2 days ago
Innovative designs by Preston students go on display

Adam thinks his design could save lives Adam thinks his design could save lives From a moveable board game table to lights which could save the lives of motorcyclists there’s an eclectic range of designs to explore […]

3 days ago
Driver makes off as car left overturned in Fylde Road

The scene in Fylde Road on Saturday morning Pic: Stephen Courtney The scene in Fylde Road on Saturday morning Pic: Stephen Courtney This was the scene in Fylde Road on Saturday morning after a dramatic crash. Preston Police sealed off the […]

4 days ago
Picture released by police following Preston university burglaries

Police want to speak to this man Police want to speak to this man A CCTV picture of a man has been released by police after a number of break-ins around the university campus in Preston. Preston […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston student who lured fellow student back to flat for attack found guilty

Incident at Sanctuary Halls. Photo: Google A policing student has been found guilty of luring a fellow undergraduate back to his halls of residence where he was stripped naked, assaulted […]

1 week ago
Traffic lights restored at busy Preston junction

The junction near Moor Park has become gridlocked Pic: Google (when the lights were on) The junction near Moor Park has become gridlocked Pic: Google (when the lights were on) A busy junction in Preston was operating without the aid of traffic lights. Garstang Road […]

1 week ago
Event to allow you to explore Whittingham Asylum’s history

Inside the old music hall in Whittingham Pic: scrappyNW Inside the old music hall in Whittingham Pic: scrappyNW An event to explore and immerse yourself in the history of a former mental asylum is taking place in Preston. Whittingham […]

2 weeks ago
Preston student halls attack saw gang threaten to ‘chop man’s fingers off’

Sanctuary Halls in Moor Lane where the incident took place Credit: Google A policing student lured an undergraduate back to his halls of residence, where he was subjected to humiliating […]

2 weeks ago
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