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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.

Students at University of Central Lancashire to have staggered return next year

University of Central Lancashire. Pic: Tony Worrall The University of Central Lancashire have announced that students will return back to Preston with a staggered approach next year. On twitter, the official UCLan account said that the Government […]

2 days ago
Preston shops prepare to re-open for Christmas shopping

Preston city centre’s retailers are gearing up to safely re-open their doors from tomorrow (December 2). All retailers, with approproate safety measures in place, are looking forward to welcoming customers […]

4 days ago
New coronavirus asymptomatic testing sites opened at University of Central Lancashire

Preston's coronavirus test centre in Vernon Street close to the UCLan campus Pic: Tony Worrall Three asymptomatic testing sites (ATS) have been launched at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) at its campuses at Preston, Burnley and Westlakes in West Cumbria. UCLan is working with NHS Test & Trace […]

4 days ago
UCLan’s advice for students going home for Christmas

A UCLan building Pic: Tony Worrall Students in Preston are being advised to have two Covid-19 tests in the first week of December to ensure they can go home for Christmas. New asymptomatic testing sites opened […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement New UCLan record label supporting local musicians with help of industry pros

John Kirby Pic: Dan Archer Local musicians have been given a boost from the new university label UCLan Recordings Group. Over the summer, the label worked remotely with UCLan-based acts David Shurr, Ike James, John […]

6 days ago
Police object to Plungington off-licence due to high anti-social behaviour levels

Former B&D Newsagents premises Police have expressed their objection to a Plungington shop being granted a premises licence. Eldon Local, which is due to open next month in what was B&D Newsagents, has applied […]

1 week ago
Plungington estate agents appealing for information on damage to store window

Highgate Homes are appealing for information on the identity of the people in these images An estate agents on Blackpool Road, Plungington in Preston are appealing for information after a window was damaged last week. Highgate Homes are looking for information on the identity of the […]

2 weeks ago
Minor injuries after two-car crash in Plungington closes road near Moor Park

Lancashire Police were called to a crash on Wednesday (11 November) just before 11pm. The collision happened near Moor Park at the junction of Blackpool Road and Garstang Road. Find […]

3 weeks ago
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