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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.

Sunday shutdown for Adelphi roundabout as UCLan work continues

The Adelphi roundabout as it is now Pic: Andy Squire The Adelphi roundabout as it is now Pic: Andy Squire One of the main roundabouts in Preston will be closed off for Sundays throughout the rest of April and into […]

8 hours ago
Courtney Pine to perform at Preston’s first Jazz and Improv festival

Courtney Pine Courtney Pine A legendary jazz artist is coming to Preston to launch a new festival. Courtney Pine is among those to perform in a five-day celebration of jazz and improv […]

1 day ago
Mixed martial arts ‘Match of the Day’ show produced in Preston

Adam Robson and Sam Liles Adam Robson and Sam Liles Fans of the rapidly-growing mixed martial arts scene are to get their own dedicated TV show – and it’s produced in Preston. Branded as Sharefight […]

1 week ago
Beer festival planned for St Walburge’s has been cancelled

The Preston Beer Festival in 2015 Previous beer festival at St Walburge’s A beer festival planned for the city during May has been cancelled. Beer Fest @ Walburges was due to take place from Friday 11 […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest aerial pictures show how Preston’s engineering centre is going

Aerial view of the new UCLan engineering centre Aerial view of the new UCLan engineering centre How a new engineering centre is progressing at Preston’s University can be best seen from the air. The University of Central Lancashire’s […]

2 weeks ago
Major new student flats plan near UCLan is blocked on appeal

The new flats would be seven storeys high at their peak The new flats would be seven storeys high at their peak Proposals for a block of 152 student apartments near Preston’s university remain on the back-burner. David Cox Architect had […]

2 weeks ago
New social spaces formally opened at Preston’s university

Liam Fox, centre, opens the social spaces at UCLan Liam Fox, centre, opens the social spaces at UCLan Preston’s university has officially opened its new multi-million pound ‘social spaces’. Secretary of State for International Trade Dr Liam Fox visited […]

2 weeks ago
More than 1,000 people attended this literature festival at UCLan

Northern Young Adults Literary Festival group Northern Young Adult Literature Festival, hosted by UCLan, was a roaring success with more than 1,000 visitors. With the event being the first of […]

3 weeks ago
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