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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.

Drugs warning following death of 17-year-old boy

Police have issued a drugs warning following the death of a 17-year-old boy. Police were at the scene between Lovat Road and Kenmure Place this morning. Officers were called at […]

22 mins ago
UCLan looks set to cut jobs in the coming months

UCLan's Harris Building in Corporation Street Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university looks set to shed jobs in the coming months. The University of Central Lancashire has asked for staff to come forward who are interested in taking voluntary redundancy. […]

8 hours ago
How you can be part of the Great Get Together at this Preston canal clean up

Residents Mark Felton, David Connors and Neil White with some of the objects pulled from the canal last year A group of neighbours from Ashton-on-Ribble are holding their third annual canal clean up as part of the nationwide Great Get Together campaign. Last year’s clean up saw a shopping […]

2 days ago
UCLan invite the city to discover more about its Preston campus masterplan

An aerial view of the proposed Adelphi Square and new student centre Prestonians are being invited to discover what works is taking place for the city’s university’s £200million campus masterplan. The University of Central Lancashire is redeveloping the area around the Adelphi […]

2 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plungington man charged with burglary

Colin Hannan A Plungington man who was wanted by police has been arrested and charged with burglary. Police launched an appeal to try and locate Colin Hannan, 49, who was wanted on […]

3 days ago
UCLan confirms where its July graduations will now be held

The Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre is due to be used for the graduation ceremonies Pic: Tony Worrall An alternative venue has been confirmed for the University of Central Lancashire graduation ceremonies. Preston Guild Hall has hosted the university’s graduates, parents and staff for decades. But with Simon […]

4 days ago
Police want to trace Plungington man in connection with two burglaries

Colin Hannan A Preston man is wanted in connection with two burglaries. Preston Police have released the picture of Colin Hannan. They say he is wanted in connection with two burglaries in […]

5 days ago
Police searching for missing Preston teenager last seen in Fylde Road

Saskia Baldwin Police say they are growing increasingly concerned for a missing teenage girl. Update: Police said late on Sunday evening Saskia had been found safe and well Saskia Baldwin was last […]

7 days ago
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