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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 student fashion show to include Christmas gift market

All kinds of outfits will be on display All kinds of outfits will be on display A chance to find some more unusual Christmas gifts is coming to Preston. Including a catwalk show and pop-up shops the charity […]

1 hour ago
Preston band to play hometown show in honour of birth, life and death of their child

Mobius Loop will close the ‘Gemi’ tour with a show in Preston A Preston band will play a show on Saturday in support of an album celebrating the life of […]

2 weeks ago
Plau Gin & Beer House finally on verge of completion

Rebecca Scott, Jeremy Rowlands and Nicola Heritage in the entrance to Plau bar Pic: Blog Preston Rebecca Scott, Jeremy Rowlands and Nicola Heritage in the entrance to Plau bar Pic: Blog Preston The opening a long-awaited gin and beer bar set for Friargate is finally coming […]

2 weeks ago
TV Licensing issues warning to students in Preston

UCLan has seen another rankings success UCLan students have been warned A total of 174 young people between the ages of 18 and 25 were caught watching live TV or BBC iPlayer without a TV Licence […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Play performed in English, Malay and BSL is coming to Preston

A fully-accessible play performed in English, Malay and British Sign Language is coming to Preston. Written by North West born and based Andy Smith, SUMMIT is a three-act play featuring […]

2 weeks ago
New pub The Northern Way has opened in Friargate

Outside of The Northern Way during opening night Pic: A Beer in Preston Outside of The Northern Way during opening night Pic: A Beer in Preston A new pub has opened in Friargate with a swanky new interior and exterior. The Northern Way […]

3 weeks ago
Girl recovering in hospital with broken leg after Plungington crash

The girl in hospital with a broken leg The girl in hospital with a broken leg Police have released a picture of a four-year-old girl being treated in hospital after a collision in the Plungington area. Emergency services […]

4 weeks ago
Air ambulance called after girl hit by car in Plungington

Air ambulance in Moor Park on Friday evening The collision took place near Eldon Primary School Pic: Google A young girl has been flown to hospital after a collision in Preston. Emergency services closed off Henderson Street, near […]

4 weeks ago
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