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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.

Man training ‘next generation of dentists’ in Preston on King’s Birthday Honours list

Peter Dyer has held many clinical dental roles during his career Pic: UCLan A Preston-based dental expert is to receive an OBE. University of Central Lancashire’s Peter Dyer is in the King’s 2024 Birthday Honours’ list. A proud Lancastrian, Peter has worked as […]

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Preston bowling alley’s final push to raise funds for defibrillator

YBC held a sponsored bowl which raised over £400 for the fundraiser. Pic: Red Rose Bowl A bowling alley in Preston has almost reached their goal of fundraising to be able to install a defibrillator, a piece of life-saving equipment which helps those who suffer a […]

2 days ago
Work of UCLan students to be showcased at free event across campus

Image credit: Eleanor Gray, BA (Hons) Fine Art The work of UCLan students will be showcased across campus in a free event this week. The Degree Show 2024 will see installations set up in three buildings across the […]

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Acclaimed comedian and poet John Hegley set to entertain Preston

John Hegley Pic: Suzi Corker Renowned British comedian and poet John Hegley is bringing his highly anticipated An American in Luton show to Preston. With a career spanning decades and a reputation as a national […]

2 days ago
Security camera damaged in Corporation Street

The black pole appeared to have been hit by a vehicle Pic: @thatgeekyguy A CCTV camera has been damaged close to the new Corporation Street bus gate. The black column and camera appears to have been driven into. Lancashire County Council said the […]

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Friargate safety bollards are final piece of work needed

Friargate has screens up where work is taking place to install the bollards Pic: seethelizards A final piece of the much-delayed Friargate North scheme is being hammered into place. Pictures showed sections of the street cordoned off and paving being taken up – and Lancashire […]

3 days ago
Preston general election 2024 hustings to be held

The Mitchell and Kenyon cinema theatre on the University of Central Lancashire's Preston campus will be the venue for the hustings Preston residents are being given the chance to put the city’s prospective MPs on the spot ahead of next month’s general election. Blog Preston, The Lancashire Post and The Lancashire […]

3 days ago
UCLan paramedic students put to the test at realistic training day

Students experienced sights, sounds and even the smells of a real situation. Pic: UCLan Paramedic students from the University of Central Lancashire were put to the test during a hyper-realistic training day held in Fleetwood. The trauma scenario day saw 47 BSc Paramedic Science […]

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