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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 Indian UCLan students bringing Throwball to a UK university for the first time

Rakshitha Manjunath and Vibichant Nallashivam, President and Secretary of UCLan Throwball A group of Indian students have formed the Throwball Society at the University of Central Lancashire, making it the first of its kind in the UK. Throwball is a fast-paced non-contact […]

3 months ago
UCLan childbirth research team receives £60k grant from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Uclan meadia factory. Pic: Tony Worrall Research academics at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are celebrating after receiving a prestigious grant worth almost £60,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. UCLan’s Research in Childbirth […]

3 months ago
The best places to get vegan food in Preston

1260 Craft & Crust pizza with caramelised red onion, mushroom, jalapeños and pineapple Pic @vegan.preston This is a guest post by Rory from @vegan.preston. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. Vegans, eh? With their bloody organic roasted coquina squash, […]

3 months ago
Multiple traffic lights out in Plungington and Ashton

Aqueduct Street and Fylde Road junction Pic: Google Multiple sets of traffic lights are out in the Plungington and Ashton-on-Ribble areas. Motorists are reporting issues at the following junctions: Aqueduct Street and Plungington Road Aqueduct Street and Fylde […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston lab manager smashes targets for active fundraiser

A lab manager at Specsavers Preston recently completed a 150km November fundraiser for the Royal British Legion, finishing the challenge with 64km and £285 more than initially planned. Andy Wright signed […]

4 months ago
Preston North End and city councillors join up to deliver festive hampers to those in need

A number of councillors and staff from Preston City Council teamed up with the Preston North End Community Education Trust (PNECET) to deliver Festive Hampers to those most in need […]

4 months ago
Meet the woman selflessly helping homeless people across Preston

A Preston woman has been cooking food in her home to distribute to the homeless for years. Lo Parsons delivers hot meals, along with essentials such as masks, sanitisers and […]

4 months ago
Preston man charged with burglaries across Penwortham

Earlier in the month, Preston Police were made aware of a number of burglaries in the Penwortham area. Police carried out a proactive police operation involving a number of specialist […]

4 months ago
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