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UCLan gains prestigious national accreditation for archaeology courses

Student-archaeology The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has become one of the first universities in the country to receive national accreditation for its archaeology and anthropology courses.  The prestigious recognition has […]

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Preston professor helps discover new type of star

pulsating-star A Preston professor is part of an international team that has discovered a new type of pulsating star. Professor Don Kurtz from the University of Central Lancashire co-authored the study […]

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Rosemere Cancer Foundation confirms plans amid coronavirus outbreak

Walk-in-the-Dark-2020 Rosemere Cancer Foundation has announced its plans amid the coronavirus outbreak – including postponements of events and closure of offices and coffee shops. The charity’s fundraising office at the Royal […]

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Success for UCLan’s School of Medicine

staff-and-students-from-uclan-school-of-medicine-celebrating-the-accreditation UCLan’s School of Medicine has received some positive news as they have been added to the General Medical Council’s list of bodies approved to award UK medical degrees. Following the […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement NoWcard holders can travel at morning peak for free in response to COVID-19 pandemic

A Preston Bus service waits at the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall NoWcard holders in Preston are now allowed to use their passes at morning peak in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that users can now travel before 9.30am for […]

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Lancashire libraries and museums close due to Coronavirus outbreak

The Harris exterior Lancashire libraries, archives and museums closed their doors on Monday 23 March, including those in Preston. The closure came into affect on 5pm on Monday to allow library users the […]

7 months ago
Nature Project recognised for mental health benefits

Avenham-park-group-tree-planting An innovative ecotherapy project that connects people has been having a major impact on those attending groups in Preston. The sessions take place at Avenham Park on Wednesdays and Brockholes […]

7 months ago
John Farnworth smashes keepy-uppie ice challenge for Cancer Research UK

John Farnworth on his ice trek A Preston football freestyler has successfully completed his latest endurance challenge and world record attempt – an ice crossing of the world’s largest and deepest lake while doing keepy-uppies every […]

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