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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.

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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
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
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