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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.

The Ferret to hold John Peel tribute show ‘Hardcore Halloween’ this weekend

The Ferret is this weekend holding a tribute show to the late Radio 1 DJ John Peel. On Saturday 30 October, the Hardcore Halloween event will feature hardcore, grindcore and […]

8 hours ago
Aspiring Preston scientists find inspiration at Lancashire Science Festival

UCLan’s Preston campus welcomed 5,000 science enthusiasts for the return of an award-winning festival last weekend. Held on Saturday 23 October, the free Lancashire Science Festival aims to teach young […]

2 days ago
InstaMeet Preston heading to UCLan’s new multi-million pound Student Centre

UCLan's Student Centre and University Square InstaMeet Preston is back, with the next venue being the University of Central Lancashire’s new Student Centre. The Student Centre is a 7,304 sqm facility including informal learning spaces, a […]

2 days ago
Eldon Primary School and Myerscough College shortlisted for 2021 Educate Awards

A Preston school will this November compete against over 75 others at the Educate Awards 2021. Eldon Primary School has been shortlisted for four awards, including the Innovative and Creative […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan cites ‘Covid-19 health and safety restrictions’ after switching off all water fountains

UCLan has switched off all on-site water fountains to follow Covid-19 health and safety restrictions. A member of the public contacted Blog Preston this week to report that the University […]

1 week ago
Preston band The Juice bringing ‘scally rock with a sweet pop sheen’ to The Ferret

Preston band The Juice are playing their first headline show at The Ferret this week. Performing this Thursday (21 October), The Juice draw influence from The Beatles, ska and punk […]

1 week ago
The Ferret to host ‘The Adventures of The Bearded Lady’

Preston venue The Ferret is this month hosting a comedy theatre show through the eyes of a bearded lady. The unique and mischievous comedy performance ‘The Adventures of The Bearded […]

1 week ago
UCLan to host free online climate change conference

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall UCLan is hosting a free conference on climate change and waste management. The event, taking place online on Tuesday 18 October, will showcase research on climate change and waste management […]

1 week ago
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