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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.

Police say these are Preston, South Ribble and Chorley’s most wanted

Police have urged the public to share any information that may lead to the arrest of five of South Lancashire’s most wanted offenders. Earlier this month, Lancashire Constabulary launched Operation […]

3 days ago
Plungington Hotel listed as an Asset of Community Value

The Plungington Hotel Pic: Tony Worrall With the help of local community groups, businesses, customers and previous tenants – Friends of The Plungington Hotel submitted a detailed application to have the pub listed as an ‘Asset […]

7 days ago
Review: Hungry enough to eat a Norse? Try Preston’s Scrandinavia

Scrandinavia burger In the final review of Blog Preston’s food van series, I paid my first visit to Scrandinavia near UCLan. There appears to be two groups in Preston, one that raves […]

1 week ago
Police appeal to find Plungington man wanted in connection with assault, robbery and theft

Police are asking for help to locate Kian Lowe, 19, from Preston. He is wanted in connection with a serious assault and robbery on Emmanuel Street, Plungington, on Sunday, July […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement First physical exhibition to be held at UCLan since the start of the pandemic led by Preston Threads

An exhibition celebrating Lancashire’s mill heritage has opened at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Synergy, by local textile group Preston Threads, will be the first physical exhibition held at […]

2 weeks ago
UCLan professor to investigate impact of pandemic on inflammatory bowel disease patients

A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) professor has received national funding to investigate the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) during and after the Covid-19 pandemic. Professor Morris Gordon has […]

2 weeks ago
Preston McDonald’s volunteers fundraise £11,000 during district litter pick

Over 100 McDonald’s volunteers have collected rubbish along 47 miles of Lancashire and raised more than £11,000 for charity. Volunteers from 16 restaurants joined forces to clean the distance from […]

3 weeks ago
The kind community project keeping Preston’s international students safe and happy through the pandemic

Kind Communities volunteers A Preston community group is helping the city’s international students remain in good physical, mental and emotional health during the pandemic. Kind Communities was set up during lockdown in February […]

3 weeks ago
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