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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 named a four-star university in latest rankings

UCLan's Student Centre and University Square The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has won a number of five-star awards and has been rated a four-star university via the QS Stars rating system. The system rates universities […]

13 hours ago
Uclan astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of Milky Way

A star in the Milky Way Galaxy A UCLan research team has been involved in a global collaborative project to reveal the first image of the black hole in our galaxy. On May 12, 2022, an international […]

4 days ago
Performance tour to hit the streets of Preston this Saturday

Phoebe Foxtrot All the city will be a stage this weekend as a performance tour hits the streets of Preston. Part of Lancashire Fringe Festival, the guided walking performance will start at […]

1 week ago
Council speaks out after members of public cause chaos by removing cones and signs to reopen Friargate

Bus stuck on Ringway Pic: Nigel Walter Lancashire County Council has spoken out after members of the public removed cones and signs to reopen Friargate on the first day it was closed for major transformation works. The […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Drug drivers stopped in Preston

VW Caddy stopped for drug driving Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have taken to social media to share details of drug drivers who have been caught in the city. On Sunday (15 May) a Mitsubishi was stopped in Leighton […]

2 weeks ago
Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival to return with 15 events over two weeks

Celebrated musician, composer and audio designer Aziz Ibrahim showing people how to make music on mobile devices Pic: Michael Porter Photography The Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning to the city with 15 events over two weeks. Sponsored by the University of Central Lancashire, Arts Council England, and Preston City […]

2 weeks ago
150 cannabis plants seized from Plungington house

Cannabis farm Pic: Preston Police Preston Police have seized around 150 cannabis plants from a Plungington house. Preston Neighbourhood Policing Taskforce officers visited the address today (Wednesday 11 May). While there, the cannabis farm was […]

2 weeks ago
Preston dragon boat duo to paddle for Great Britain

Ian Carrie and Tony Dickson in their Team GB kit Two University of Central Lancashire staff have paddled their way into a national sports team. Ian Carrie and Tony Dickson have been selected to represent Great Britain in the Senior […]

2 weeks ago
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