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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.

Covid-19 cases dropping in most areas of Preston and South Ribble

Covid-19 cases map to 18 February 2021 The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble continue to see a decrease in cases of Covid-19. Farington, Lea and Marina, and Preston City Centre are among the 22 […]

2 days ago
Police appeal for information after shot fired in Plungington

Police vehicles at the incident in Dallas Street Pic: Ainsley Mcmanus Police are appealing for information after a gun was fired at a Plungington house. Officers were called to a report a window had been damaged in Dallas Street at around 6.50pm […]

4 days ago
Shot fired in Plungington street was ‘at wrong house’ say police

A gunshot fired on a Plungington street last night is believed to have been a targeted attack. Police were called to Dallas Street at around 6.50pm on Sunday (21 February) […]

4 days ago
Preston supplements company secures £1.6m funding to continue rapid growth

Premium liquid supplements specialist YourZooki has secured a £1.6m funding facility with Metro Bank. The independent business, co-founded by Marcus Mollinga and Jack Morrison, is headquartered in Preston, Lancashire in Garstang Road […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mum praises inclusive Saturday Club being held at Preston’s university

A Chorley mum has praised an arts initiative run by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) for helping her son achieve a GCSE qualification. Jonathan Shuck, who has special educational […]

1 week ago
Plungington Community Centre receives £5,000 funding boost

Caritas Care’s Community Centre, Plungington is celebrating after receiving a generous donation of £5,000 from The Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund. The centre has become a vital resource over the […]

2 weeks ago
Further Fylde Road roadworks as UCLan’s Adelphi Square work nearing final stages

Highways work on the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) £200m Masterplan development is now entering its final phase. Phase five of the works will begin on Monday (15 February) and […]

2 weeks ago
UCLan students lead UK fundraiser to help families of healthcare workers who have died from Covid-19

A mural at the Northern Way pub about coronavirus Pic: Tony Worrall Two University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) medical students are leading a national fundraiser to help the families of healthcare workers who have died from Covid-19. Sai Pillarisetti and Mustafa Boorenie […]

4 weeks ago
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