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BBC Radio One to broadcast live from UCLan’s Preston campus

Posted on - 22nd September, 2023 - 1:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Education, Preston City Centre, Preston News, UCLan, What's On in Preston
Dean McCullough and Vicky Hawkesworth will be on campus for four days broadcasting

A BBC Radio One show is due to be broadcast live from Preston for four days next week.

The University of Central Lancashire is playing host to Dean McCullough, Vicky Hawkesworth and Nat O’Leary’s early afternoon show.

The three presenters will be on campus as the university’s Welcome Week kicks in for new students and those coming back to the city to resume their studies.

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Radio 1 will be live from Preston between 1pm and 3.30pm on Monday (25 September) to Thursday (28 September).

Director of Communications for the University of Central Lancashire, Ginette Unsworth, said: “We are very excited BBC Radio One are joining our Welcome Week celebrations. Having them here will create a real buzz on campus and a big warm welcome for our new and returning students.

“BBC Radio One coming to UCLan will also showcase the city of Preston which is a thriving city built on a rich history. Our university and the people of Preston will certainly give Dean McCullough and Vicky Hawkesworth a traditional friendly northern welcome.”

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