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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.

Appeal for information as graffiti sprayed across Plungington for months

Police are appealing for information to catch a man wanted for graffiti across the Plungington area of Preston. Since January this year graffiti has appeared on a Preston shop and […]

7 years ago
Student loses teeth after gang of men set upon him in Preston city centre assault

A student has lost two front teeth after a brawl with a group of 10 men. The 18-year-old student stepped in when between eight to 10 men started harassing two […]

7 years ago
Preston now and then: View from the Harris Museum roof

View from the roof of the Harris Museum looking down Friargate in 2013 It’s a striking contrast, the difference in Preston’s skyline from 1934 to the present day. Flickr photographer scrappyNW was given permission to get onto the roof of the Harris to […]

7 years ago
Local bands to play charity night at The Adelphi

Escobars are just one of many bands due to perform Local bands will be stepping onto the stage at The Adelphi to raise money for charity. The Escobars, Tales of Two Counties and Sky Valley Mistress will be performing for […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Celebrating 50 years of Doctor Who, the Lancashire Science Festival presents: The Science Behind the Scenes

Doctor Who is 50 years old in November (not the person of course, as he is nearer 900 years old!). To celebrate the fact Lancashire Science Festival are presenting Doctor […]

7 years ago
Cyclist in hospital after collision with car on university campus

A cyclist is in hospital tonight after an accident on Preston’s university campus. Preston Police confirmed an incident took place on Adelphi Street between a cyclist and a motorist on […]

7 years ago
Preston motorists advised to take care after heavy rain in the city

Motorists in Preston are being advised to take care as floodwater settles on roads across the city. Preston has been lashed by heavy rain on Thursday evening, starting around 6pm […]

7 years ago
Vandals hunted after community centre attacked in Plungington

Police in Preston are appealing for information after a community centre had bricks thrown through its windows. The community centre on Brook Street, Plungington, was targeted by vandals between Friday […]

7 years ago
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