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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.

Photographer John Claridge lecture and book launch at UCLan

Next Tuesday will see author John Claridge launch his new book about the Ribble Steam Railway in Preston. John will also give presentation and talk. John Claridge is a major […]

6 years ago
Parade to celebrate Preston Bus Station date announced

More information about the parade to celebrate Preston Bus Station has been released by the Save The Bus Station Campaign. The proposed march will be on Saturday 2nd November, meeting […]

6 years ago
Win a year’s free pizza from Domino’s at Lollypop

53 Degrees is made up of two venues, one holding 1,500 people and the other 400 Tonight Friday 4th October at Preston’s ultimate cool pop and guilty pleasure club win free pizza for the rest of the academic year! 53 Degrees in Preston has team up […]

6 years ago
Work to start before end of 2013 on hundreds of new student flats on Friargate

View down Great Shaw Street showing artists impression of Friargate Court Work to build 260 new student flats on Friargate will begin before the end of the year. Portergate Property Management had plans approved in June to demolish buildings on the corner […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bus services to be affected as Adelphi roundabout roadworks begin from mid-October

Friargate is seen as the second street of the city by many after Fishergate Preston Bus have warned of disruption to services as roadworks begin on the Adelphi roundabout and Friargate. Work starts on installing a new pedestrian crossing from Monday 14 October and […]

6 years ago
Preston newsagent has its opening hours and alcohol sales time cut

Friargate is seen as the second street of the city by many after Fishergate A Preston off-licence’s opening hours have been slashed by councillors. The city council’s licensing sub-committee chose to reduce the time Best One, or Friargate Newsagent, on Friargate, can open and […]

6 years ago
University Police launch UCLan student safety pages

Lancashire Police recently launched new social media pages on Twitter and Facebook with the aim of improving safety of UCLan students in Preston. As part of Lancashire Police’s 2013 Freshers […]

6 years ago
Four Preston off-licences caught selling alcohol to a teenager

Four Preston off-licences have been caught selling alcohol to children. Plain clothes policed used a 16-year-old girl to visit 11 off-licences in the city and attempt to buy booze. The […]

6 years ago
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