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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.

Shop owners help give Friargate a major clean up

Shop owners in Friargate have given up their Sunday morning and done something fantastic for the community. Taking to the streets with brushes, mops and sponges, the team gave the […]

5 days ago
Rum and reggae festival coming to Roper Hall and The Adelphi

Jerk chicken kebabs Pic: timokefoto Rum cocktails will be on the menu this weekend Pic: SocialButterfly A rum and reggae festival is returning to a Preston city centre pub this weekend. Roper Hall’s celebration of […]

1 week ago
Two cars in crash at North Road crossroads

The scene in North Road Pic: Blog Preston The scene in North Road Pic: Blog Preston Emergency services are treating one person after a crash at a busy Preston junction. A BMW and an Audi were involved in […]

1 week ago
Major Preston Bus and Stagecoach timetable changes from September

The 35 Service is one of those seeing changes made to its timetable Pic: Ian Simpson The 35 Service is one of those seeing changes made to its timetable Pic: Ian Simpson Bus passengers in Preston are being advised of a number of changes from early […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston competes to be Rugby League World Cup training camp

Scotland players in training at the Sports Arena Scotland rugby league players in training at the Sports Arena Preston has formally begun its bid to become a training camp for the Rugby League World Cup. The tournament is […]

2 weeks ago
Police raid abandoned Preston restaurant and discover cannabis farm

The former China House restaurant saw a heavy police presence The former China House restaurant saw a heavy police presence A major police operation during Friday (27 July) shut down a suspected cannabis farm in Ashton-on-Ribble. Dozens of police officers […]

3 weeks ago
Preston lecturer leads battle against honour-based violence

Dr Roxanne Khan speaking at the Preston launch event Pic: UCLan Dr Roxanne Khan speaking at the Preston launch event Pic: UCLan A Preston lecturer has united emergency services, charities and researches to fight against honour abuse. Dr Roxanne Khan led […]

3 weeks ago
Driver in hospital after crashing into wall in Plungington

The scene in Eldon Street following the crash Pic: Kaity Lyon Corner of Jemmett Street and Eldon Street Pic: Google A man was taken to hospital after a crash in the early-hours of Wednesday morning in the Plungington area. The driver […]

3 weeks ago
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