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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.

UCLan applies for further planning permission for Adelphi Square development

This is what the new public square will look like on what was the Adelphi roundabout The University of Central Lancashire has applied for further planning permission relating to its Adelphi Square development. The application is for works covering an area of more than 3,000 sq […]

2 days ago
New Longton micro brewery crowdfunding to open Friargate tap room

A brewery currently homed at a garage in New Longton has big plans to bring Preston City Centre it’s first Brewery Tap. A fundraiser has been created by Chain House […]

1 week ago
Preston Makers Market returns this Saturday on the Flag Market

The Makers Market on the Flag Market in May Pic: Tony Worrall The popular Preston Makers Market is making its long awaited return this weekend. Makers, bakers and creators from around the North West will be setting up stall on Flag Market […]

2 weeks ago
Preston photography students create DIY home exhibition pack to overcome Covid restrictions

Photo by Oli Mounsey A collective of six UCLan photography students have created a do-it-yourself at home exhibition. The second-year students, known as Society’s Brew, decided to do something a bit different after realising […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plungington personal trainer’s mountain trek for The Mental Health Foundation

In April 2022, Dale Wallace will embark upon a fundraising challenge to raise money for The Mental Health Foundation. The challenge is a seven day trek via The Inca Trail […]

2 weeks ago
Commercial building fire in Plungington

Three fire engines have attended a blaze in Plungington Road. Crews were called to the commercial building fire just after 4pm today (Saturday 24 April). Three fire engines from Preston […]

3 weeks ago
Trendy shipping container venue selling food and drink planned for Moor Lane

A shipping container, much like Manchester’s ‘Hatch’, is set to appear on Moor Lane in Preston. The project, namely ‘The Gates’, designed by Preston firm Studio John Bridge, covers up […]

4 weeks ago
Vinyl Tap landlord completes ‘Walk Against Cancer’ for cause close to his heart

Each year, Sean Keefe, landlord of the Vinyl Tap, raises money for cancer charities. During the first lockdown, he cycled 666 miles, often virtually, for the Heavy Metal Truants, raising […]

4 weeks ago
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