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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.

Preston InstaMeet goes down the Miley Tunnel

Entering the stretch of Miley Tunnel from Maudland Bank Pic: Blog Preston The latest Preston InstaMeet saw the group go underground to snap pictures of the Miley Tunnel. As work continues above the tunnel – which opened in 1847 – Instagrammers were […]

1 week ago
UCLan SU craft and food fair is back for freshers’ week – and it’s open to all

Sticky Chocolate Ltd were also at the last UCLan Craft and Food Fair Pic: Hannah Mason This year’s UCLan SU Freshers Craft and Food Fair is set to be a big one with over 30 stalls confirmed so far. Taking place on Thursday 19 September, the […]

1 week ago
Latest on roads affected by works for UCLan Masterplan

Harrington Street Pic: Google The University of Central Lancashire has released details of the latest roads to be affected in the second phase of its Masterplan highways improvements scheme. Harrington Street will be closed […]

2 weeks ago
Preston pub marks first birthday with week-long celebration

The Vinyl Tap in Adelphi Street A Preston pub is marking its first birthday with a week-long celebration of music, food and drink. Vinyl Tap in Adelphi Street opened on 8 September 2018. Prior to its […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire Korea Festival at UCLan to celebrate all aspects of K-culture

Lancashire Korea Festival will celebrate traditional and modern aspects of K-culture UCLan will see a celebration of Korean food, music and costume when it hosts the Lancashire Korea Festival. The day-long event at 53 Degrees is being organised by the International […]

2 weeks ago
Preston food bank running out of supplies as donations drop

Preston’s Salvation Army food bank has told the Guardian it’s “down to the last few tins” as referrals increase and donations drop. Since the start of the summer holidays the […]

2 weeks ago
Work has started on UCLan’s Civic Square and Student Centre

Work to create a new £60 million student centre and civic square has started at UCLan. Developers Bowmer + Kirkland have set to work on the a 7,304 sqm building […]

3 weeks ago
Man in hospital after being punched near Preston’s university campus

The former 53 Degrees venue Pic: Tony Worrall A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being attacked near Preston’s university campus. A 19-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody. […]

3 weeks ago
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