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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.

Multiple deliberate fires in Brookfield, Grange, Moor Nook, Deepdale and Plungington on Easter Sunday

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Multiple fires have been started deliberately in the space of a few hours on Easter Sunday. Crews attended 13 anti-social behaviour fires between 6pm on Sunday 4 April and 4am […]

2 weeks ago
UCLan recognised for city regeneration, enterprise and research partnerships

The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) dedication to local regeneration, enterprise and research partnerships has been recognised by a new national framework. In the first Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF), UCLan […]

2 weeks ago
Emergency services attend crash at Blackpool Road and Plungington Road junction

A crash had shut a major route through Preston. The accident which has caused stand still traffic occurred outside the Suzuki garage on Plungington Road at the traffic light junction […]

3 weeks ago
Preston’s buildings bathed in yellow to remember those we have lost to Covid

Yesterday (Tuesday, 23 March) marked one year since the UK went into lockdown for the first time. Buildings across Preston were lit up in yellow to mark the occasion. End […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Death of man at a house in Plungington not being treated as suspicious

A man was found dead in a house in Plungington yesterday (Tuesday 23 March) after police were called to concerns for someone’s welfare. Police, paramedics and crime scene investigators were […]

4 weeks ago
Watch how Friargate and Ringway in Preston city centre to look after £14.7m revamp

Aerial view of the new Ringway and Friargate junction Pic: Lancashire County Council Prestonians and visitors are being invited to give their views on designs for a new scheme which will reconnect Preston city centre to create a better leisure and shopping experience […]

1 month ago
Brook Street from Victoria Street to Fylde Road to be closed to all traffic for five months

Brook Street from Victoria Street to Fylde Road will be closed to all traffic from 15 March to 16 August 2021. This is to facilitate highway improvement and installation of […]

1 month ago
Latest figures show many people have received the Covid vaccine in each area of Preston and South Ribble

So far 37% of the UK population have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meaning more than 24 million people across the UK have had their first jab. […]

1 month ago
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