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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.

UCLan receives national funding for census research with Avenham and Kirkham primary schools

Schoolchildren in Avenham and Kirkham will be discovering how life has changed in their neighbourhoods thanks to a new research and public engagement project from the University of Central Lancashire […]

1 month ago
Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble, ranked lowest to highest by area

Covid-19 cases map to 25 February 2021 New data from the government reveals the areas in Preston and South Ribble with the least Covid-19 cases. Of the 32 areas covered by Blog Preston, Penwortham South recorded the […]

2 months ago
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 months 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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) […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 months 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 months ago
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