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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.

UCLan prepares to make September student experience ‘as authentic as possible’

The Media Factory at the University of Central Lancashire campus Pic: Tony Worrall UCLan is preparing to make the student experience as authentic as possible for new and returning students in September. A number of safety measures have been introduced on campus, in […]

23 hours ago
What could the Lancashire bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 bring to Preston?

Organisations around Lancashire are teaming up to put the county up for the UK City of Culture 2025, but what could the bid bring to Preston? Lancashire is up against […]

1 day ago
The Preston charities helping prevent fly-tipping

Fly tipping sign Prestonians are being reminded to recycle their waste where possible, but one in eight people across the UK (13 per cent) admit to illegally fly-tipping unwanted items, according to a […]

2 days ago
Moor Park pub implementing additional measures after breaking Covid-19 guidelines

Moor Park pub The Moor Park in Plungington is putting in additional safety measures after a complaint was filed against the pub for not adhering to Covid-19 guidelines. Preston City Council has confirmed […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s bid for up to £25m from the Towns Fund – and the projects that could benefit

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Preston has submitted a bid for up to £25 million worth of funding to improve the economy, develop the city, and attract jobs and long-term investment. Preston is one of […]

3 days ago
New Rugby League education programme available to schools in Preston

Rugby League World Cup trophy Pic: Leeds Library and Information Service As one of the hosts for Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), schools across Preston are being encouraged to download a brand-new classroom resource ahead of children returning to school […]

3 days ago
Textile design student wins prestigious enterprise award

Jessica Kirkpatrick at work in her studio. A lifelong passion for plants and endangered species has inspired a talented textiles design student at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to win a prestigious enterprise award. Jessica Kirkpatrick, 22, […]

5 days ago
Live online launch for new Adelphi Square film

Still from Adelphi film A new film about the creation of the Adelphi Square is set to launch. The film, Adelphi, is a 15-minute creative documentary about the University of Central Lancashire’s new public square […]

1 week ago
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