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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.

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
CCTV images released as police seek information on two women following phone card theft

CCTV images have been released by police of two women they would like to speak to following the theft of telephone cards. A substantial amount of the cards were stolen […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Aldi cash robbery: CCTV images of three men released by police

CCTV images of three men police want to trace in connection with a robbery at a Preston supermarket. Lancashire Police say the theft took place around 3.30pm on Tuesday 13 […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Lancashire Market returns to Friargate as shoppers brave the rain

Grey skies welcomed shoppers to Friargate to sample the flavours of Lancashire You can always rely on Preston for one thing, and that’s a bit of rain. Food lovers braved the drizzle to sample cakes, drinks and much more local produce at […]

6 years ago
Top things to do in Preston and beyond: Covering Wed 14 August – Tue 20 August

pork pie sellers at lancashire market Time for our weekly look at some top things to do in and around Preston for the week ahead. We’re publishing this on a Wednesday lunchtime so it previews the […]

6 years ago
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