University campus

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.

Step inside Preston’s vintage boutique promoting size-inclusivity

Over the past two weeks, we have been celebrating some of the local businesses promoting sustainability whilst selling pre-loved and vintage fashion. Following the success of her online venture selling […]

12 hours ago
Historic Preston pub given protection

Real fires and cosy rooms at The Black Horse. Pic Lisa Brown A Preston pub has been upgraded to a grade II* building as part of a project to help save rare historic pub interiors. The Black Horse in Friargate, is amongst […]

2 days ago
Two people rescued from Plungington house fire

St Cuthbert's Close, Plungington Two fire engines attended a house fire on St Cuthbert’s Close, Plungington. The fire engines from Preston and Penwortham attended the scene at a mid-terraced property and firefighters rescued two […]

3 days ago
UCLan degree show opens to public for first time in three years

The final year Undergraduate Degree Show exhibition for students at the University of Central Lancashire is open to the public for the first time in three years. The exhibition which […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Large art installation in Preston urges people to be the change they want to see

The C'EST NE PAS DE L'ART installation at the Flag Market Pic: Tim Saunders A large art installation in Preston has urged people to ‘be the change they want to see’. Local artist Tim Saunders – aka Timsperspectiveart – set up the artwork in […]

5 days ago
Police continue to question two men over Deepdale murder

Lee Dawson Two men continue to be questioned by detectives investigating the death of Lee Dawson in Preston last week. The men, aged 20 and 29, remain in custody while enquiries continue […]

6 days ago
Talented Preston illustrator set to launch an online shop

An award-winning illustrator from Preston is set to launch an online shop selling her beautiful, bright illustrations, as well as holding a pop-up shop at her forthcoming exhibition. Erin Jones […]

7 days ago
Murder investigation continues as tributes paid to man stabbed in Deepdale

Lee Dawson A murder investigation is underway following the death of a man in Preston. Lancashire Police were called around 3am on Friday June 17, 2022 by the ambulance service after a […]

1 week ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures The Station, Preston. 1539Adelphi quarter , preston , 23.06.2022St Walburge's Church, preston 23.06.2022Lilly in full bloomFormer Tithebarn pub and Preston Bus StationHarris Museum and Art GalleryRed telephone boxesRed telephone box on Market Street View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.