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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.

The Withy Trees in Fulwood is being sold off

The Withy Trees in Lytham Road Pic: Blog Preston A Fulwood pub is to close down. The Withy Trees at the corner of Lytham Road and Garstang Road has been sold off by pubco Greene King. The brewery, which […]

2 days ago
Latest road closures begin around the Adelphi roundabout at UCLan

A view of the roadworks on the Adelphi roundabout Pic: 70023venus2009 A new set of road closures have begun as Preston’s university presses on with creating Adelphi Square. Motorists using the Adelphi roundabout are being advised Corporation Street is closed if […]

2 days ago
New book that will ‘delight Game of Thrones fans’ is launching in Preston

Author Rose Edwards signing books at the Northern Young Adult Literary Festival earlier this year A book that promises to “fill a void for Game of Thrones fans” is launching at a free event at UCLan. The Harm Tree is the first in what’s described […]

4 days ago
UCLan graduations to see women’s football, rock and roll touring and fabric maker recognised

Looking ahead to a good future - latest UCLan figures show positive signs Pic: Paul Melling A touch of rock and roll royalty will be at UCLan’s graduation ceremonies this week. The University of Central Lancashire is being forced to use one of it’s campus buildings […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement How Preston’s tallest residential building Lofthaus is now due to look

A view of Lofthaus from the Ringway Towering above the Ringway one of the most ambitious residential projects in Preston’s recent history has been given the green light. Lofthaus is expected to cost around £26million and become […]

5 days ago
Man jailed for 13 years for Christmas Day knife attack which put Plungington into lockdown

A man has been jailed for 13 years after he was convicted of slashing a man across the throat in Preston on Christmas Day. Armed police put Plungington into lock […]

1 week ago
Pictures from the biggest Rockprest yet

Preston sweated its way through a rock extravaganza in Moor Park. Rockprest, fast becoming one of the biggest annual events in the city, saw acts play across multiple stages on […]

2 weeks ago
Police searching for convicted Preston thief who has breached prison licence

Daniel Edmondson Police are searching for a man who is on the run after breaching his prison licence. Daniel Edmonson was jailed in March last year for theft and threatening a member […]

2 weeks ago
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