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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.

Show celebrating one-hit wonders coming to Preston

The Band being performed The Band being performed A tale of love, failure and illusion is coming to Preston. One-hit wonders Sandy and Bruno are the lead characters in THE BAND put on by […]

4 days ago
Meet the pyjama fairy who helps kids in hospital

Most Inspirational Student Nurse of the Year nominee Amanda Chadwick Most Inspirational Student Nurse of the Year nominee Amanda Chadwick A mature student from UCLan has been nominated for an inspiring nurse award after co-founding a charity that helps make […]

5 days ago
UCLan are holding a 24 hour festival of improvisation

UCLan will be holding The 25 Hour Day, in which musicians will be playing a wide variety of instruments in a 24 hour improvisation. Taking place at UCLan Media Fatory […]

1 week ago
Week of free films dealing with brain disease to be shown in Preston

Good Will Hunting is one of the films to be shown Good Will Hunting is one of the films to be shown Films dealing with the impact of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are to be shown in Preston. A week of screenings […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man talked down from roof in Tulketh area

Roebuck Street where the incident took place Pic: Google Roebuck Street where the incident took place Pic: Google A man was talked down from a roof at a house in the Tulketh area during Tuesday afternoon. Preston Police cordoned off […]

2 weeks ago
Woman hurt in Moor Lane collision

Moor Lane Pic: Google Moor Lane Pic: Google A woman has been taken to hospital after a collision near Preston’s university campus. The 18-year-old woman, a pedestrian, was involved in a collision with a […]

2 weeks ago
Preston nursery children tour UCLan’s new social spaces

Charlie Conlon high-fives a pupil during the visit Charlie Conlon high-fives a pupil during the visit Preston youngsters got a glimpse behind the safety cordon of a major construction site at the city’s university. The University of Central […]

2 weeks ago
The Russian Beatles rock Preston

Performing some of The Beatles' biggest hits Performing some of The Beatles’ biggest hits East met West as a Fab Four tribute act rocked the University of Central Lancashire. Known as The Russian Batles the Balalaikas played […]

3 weeks ago
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