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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.

UCLan students recognised for artistic talents

The Lancashire Arts Festival Awards winners The Lancashire Arts Festival Awards winners Artistic students from the University of Central Lancashire have been recognised for their talents at the Lancashire Arts Festival Awards. Final year students received […]

1 day ago
Pictures as Preston celebrates Indian culture and dancing

Traditional Indian outfits were paraded as part of the show Traditional Indian outfits were paraded as part of the show Hundreds of people enjoyed a dazzling display of Indian dance, food and song in Preston. They were treated to the […]

2 days ago
Celebration of Indian culture, food and music to take place in Preston

A colourful celebration is in store for those attending Celebr8 A colourful celebration is in store for those attending Celebr8 Indian culture and community in Preston is to be celebrated this week. Celebr8 returns to 53 Degrees and will see […]

4 days ago
Everything you need to know about Glastonferret 2018

Glastonferret 2018 is set to return to Preston with a full line-up of artists announced. The festival, which takes place at The Ferret and notably features indoor turf alongside local […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man and woman in hospital after Ripon Street attack

Emergency services in Ripon Street Emergency services in Ripon Street A man and woman are both in hospital and under arrest after an attack in the Plungington area. Preston Police attended reports of an assault […]

7 days ago
Arson investigation progresses as Preston police officers out of hospital

All the officers are said to be okay after the incident Pic: Preston Police All the officers are said to be okay after the incident Pic: Preston Police A senior police officer has spoken out about the life-saving actions of four of his staff. […]

2 weeks ago
Police officers praised for bravery after flat fire rescue in Preston

Emergency services in Aughton Walk Pic: Preston Police Emergency services in Aughton Walk Pic: Preston Police Police officers who came to the rescue of a number of people following a flat fire near Preston’s police station have been […]

2 weeks ago
Update on Plau bar and new opening date given

Plau bar in Friargate What will be the main bar area as you walk into Plau bar Pic: Blog Preston Set over four floors it’s been a long-time coming for gin fans in Preston. […]

2 weeks ago
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