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News and information for the area known as the University ward in Preston, Lancs. 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.

Preston North End launches scheme to get more disabled people into football

Last weeks launch saw a great turn out for the Every Player Counts Campaign Preston North End Community and Education Trust (PNECET) has launched its Every Player Counts programme in partnership with the Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer Centre. Every Player Counts is an […]

2 days ago
UCLan Fire Engineering team scoops International Best Practice Award

Members of staff from UCLan's Fire department collecting the award in the London Ceremony University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Fire Engineering department has scooped a top national award for its work in training students at home and abroad in fire engineering and safety. The […]

2 days ago
How you can help shape Preston’s future creative and cultural life

Gold Thread Bobbins screenprinting workshops at The Birley What do you want Preston’s creative and cultural life to be like in 2032? That’s the question being asked of anyone involved in arts, creativity and culture in the city. […]

4 days ago
Preston’s university plants new trees to ‘green up’ the city skyline

Michael Ahern and Suntosh Kaur at the site of the new trees on Corporation Street UCLan’s plan to ‘green up’ Preston’s skyline is underway, after the first cluster of hundreds of new trees were planted. The six new trees have been planted on Corporation Street, […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement First Women in Games Careers Event inspires Preston students

Industry-professions-at-women-in-games-careers-event A group of inspirational women were welcomed to UCLan for the first Women in Games Careers event.  The industry speakers, some of whom are  UCLan alumni, spoke to a large group of young […]

1 week ago
UCLan to welcome Britain’s leading black women artists

Lubaina-Himid This week will see some of Britain’s leading black women artists come together for an exciting event at UCLan.   Creative Conversations: Black Women Artists Making and Doing is an event that will […]

1 week ago
Prestigious honour for UCLan Board member and proud Prestonian 

Dame Sue Ion A member of the University of Central Lancashire’s Board of Governors has joined the list of esteemed physicists to have received the highest honour that the Institute of Physics (IOP) […]

2 weeks ago
Gin tasting event coming to PLAU in Preston

Gin cocktail Pic: Ernest_Roy from Pixabay A gin tasting event is coming to Preston. Taking place in the Vaults at PLAU in Friargate, the event will be hosted by Black Powder Gin from nearby Weeton. The […]

2 weeks ago
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