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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.

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
Friargate newsagent to face losing licence after underage booze sales

Police photo of smashed bottles near Friargate newsagent A Preston newsagent will have its licence reviewed this week by councillors. Lancashire Police have requested a review of Best One and its sale of alcohol after alleging a number […]

6 years ago
‘Inisde Out’ – Second Craft Hack underway in Preston

‘Inside Out’ Transforming pieces of unloved furniture into spectacular sculptures to be displayed at the Emmaus shop on Friargate, Preston. This is the second of three UP! Craft Hack events happening […]

6 years ago
Fire crews tackle blaze at Linton Street home

The roof of the Linton Street home has been destroyed Fire crews have been called to a house fire on Linton Street. They received the call around 3.23pm and five fire engines were deployed to the scene. Preston station manager […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Courteeners to headline 53 Degrees in December

The Courteeners have announced a headline show in Preston in December. The Manchester band, led by Liam Fray, will play 53 Degrees on Monday 2 December. They’ve spent the summer […]

6 years ago
CCTV images released as police appeal for information on Friargate assault

The assault was captured on CCTV Police are wanting to trace three women following what they describe as a sustained and unprovoked assault on a teenager. CCTV images have been released after a teenage girl from […]

6 years ago
Mad Ferret closes doors for refurbishment

mad ferret The Mad Ferret will close its doors on Tuesday 27 August for a refurbishment. The live music venue was bought by the owners of the Continental and will be dropping […]

6 years ago
Meet Preston’s councillors: Carl Crompton representing University ward

The latest in our series finding out more about the people who represent us: Name? Carl Crompton Which ward do you represent? University Ward How long have you represented the […]

6 years ago
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