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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.

Unsafe building demolished close to Adelphi roundabout

The building is now rubble Pic: Tony Worrall The building is now rubble Pic: Tony Worrall A former gas training centre has been demolished near Preston’s university campus. The building on the corner of Moor Lane, Adelphi roundabout […]

4 days ago
A Preston primary school is the first School of Sanctuary in the city

English Martyr's is the first School of Sanctuary Pic: Google English Martyr’s is the first School of Sanctuary Pic: Google A primary school in Preston is to be recognised for having a ‘culture of acceptance and support’. Lancashire’s first Schools […]

4 days ago
This is the Turner Prize winning art of Preston winner

Lubaina's work 'A Fashionable Marriage' from 1987 Lubaina’s work ‘A Fashionable Marriage’ from 1987 A Preston-based artist has won one of the most prestigious prizes in world art. Professor Lubaina Himid MBE has been crowned as the […]

4 days ago
Beats of Rage having a 2007 New Year’s Eve party at The Ferret

Beats of Rage NYE party Preston’s most legendary club night will be hosting their New Year’s Eve party at The Ferret. To celebrate a decade of clubnights, the event will […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man suffers burns after basement flat fire near university

Generic image of Victoria Street A man suffered burns to his arms after a fire in a basement flat this morning (November 30). The incident happened at around 11.01am in […]

1 week ago
Body found at house in the Plungington area

The police cordon in Emmanuel Street Pic: Adam Dunkley The police cordon in Emmanuel Street Pic: Adam Dunkley A road in the Plungington area has been sealed off after a man’s body was found. Emergency services have been at […]

2 weeks ago
Preston primary schools gather at UCLan for citywide competition

Crowds watching the Preston School Games Crowds watching the Preston School Games Numerous primary schools in Preston have gathered at UCLan to take part in a citywide competition. More than 600 children from 24 different primary […]

2 weeks ago
Police in Preston test app for receiving tip-offs from students

PCSO Stephen Connolly sending a message to app users PCSO Stephen Connolly sending a message to app users An app which turned 50 policing students at Preston’s university into tipsters has been tested in the city. Lancashire Police are […]

2 weeks ago
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