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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.

Uptown Pony Club planned for former Friargate shop

How the new bar and co-working space would look in Friargate Pic: Studio John Bridge A new upmarket bar and restaurant is planned for Friargate. Uptown Pony Club is the latest venture from The 85 Group who also run Baluga in the Miller Arcade. With […]

25 mins ago
Plungington 24-hour off-licence to be reviewed after crime and disorder concerns

A 24-hour off licence is to have its licence reviewed after the police lodged a catalogue of concerns with Preston City Council. The Price Check off licence in Plungington Road […]

12 hours ago
UCLan students have made a TV series and it’s airing on Sky

The creative skills of a group of University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) students are being seen on a national scale. Undergraduate and postgraduate TV production students are producing two series […]

1 day ago
Bin raiders shown on CCTV in Ribbleton Lane

Three men shown in CCTV released by Preston City Council CCTV pictures have been released of suspected bin raiders in Ribbleton Lane. Preston City Council posted the pictures of three men taking rubbish bags. The bags were found ripped and […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Greek takeaway opens near Preston city centre

Greekouzina in Marsh Lane Pic: Tony Worrall A new Greek takeaway has opened in the city. Greekouzina is now serving in Marsh Lane near the University of Central Lancashire campus. Cornering Ladywell Street the takeaway has gone […]

1 week ago
Cold Bath Street audiobook goes showbiz with A-list narrator

Christopher Eccleston narrating Cold Bath Street Award-winning actor Christopher Eccleston is helping to bring Preston-based thriller Cold Bath Street to life by narrating the audiobook. Ex Doctor Who Christopher – who has been nominated for the […]

1 week ago
Time to talk about Freda – inside Age Concern’s befriending service

Freda and Kate Thursday 7 February is Time to Talk Day 2019 – and I’d like to talk about Freda. Freda lives in Plungington. She’s 94 years old, and she’s housebound. She lives […]

1 week ago
Preston to stand in solidarity to end violence against women

One Billion Rising event at UCLan Dozens of people are expected to join an event to demand an end to violence against women. For the seventh year running the University of Central Lancashire plays host to […]

1 week ago
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