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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.

Blog Preston’s “Where to eat” guide for students

Preston has the usual chain pubs selling cheap and cheerful 2-4-1 deals that often disappoint. However, it also boasts some fabulous, independent eateries selling locally sourced, homemade food at competitive […]

4 weeks ago
Preston’s university up 30 places in UK rankings as 2019 freshers arrive in the city

Preston’s university has risen 30 places in the new edition of The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. The University of Central Lancashire ranks 75th in the 2020 guide, […]

4 weeks ago
How this new group is telling Preston’s men it’s okay not to be okay

Man looking sad Pic: engin akyurt from Pixabay A newly-formed group is offering one-to-one and group sessions to help Preston’s men manage their mental health. Menhear was formed in April 2019 by William Killeen. The non-profit organisation’s mission […]

1 month ago
Preston InstaMeet goes down the Miley Tunnel

Entering the stretch of Miley Tunnel from Maudland Bank Pic: Blog Preston The latest Preston InstaMeet saw the group go underground to snap pictures of the Miley Tunnel. As work continues above the tunnel – which opened in 1847 – Instagrammers were […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan SU craft and food fair is back for freshers’ week – and it’s open to all

Sticky Chocolate Ltd were also at the last UCLan Craft and Food Fair Pic: Hannah Mason This year’s UCLan SU Freshers Craft and Food Fair is set to be a big one with over 30 stalls confirmed so far. Taking place on Thursday 19 September, the […]

1 month ago
Latest on roads affected by works for UCLan Masterplan

Harrington Street Pic: Google The University of Central Lancashire has released details of the latest roads to be affected in the second phase of its Masterplan highways improvements scheme. Harrington Street will be closed […]

1 month ago
Preston pub marks first birthday with week-long celebration

The Vinyl Tap in Adelphi Street A Preston pub is marking its first birthday with a week-long celebration of music, food and drink. Vinyl Tap in Adelphi Street opened on 8 September 2018. Prior to its […]

2 months ago
Lancashire Korea Festival at UCLan to celebrate all aspects of K-culture

Lancashire Korea Festival will celebrate traditional and modern aspects of K-culture UCLan will see a celebration of Korean food, music and costume when it hosts the Lancashire Korea Festival. The day-long event at 53 Degrees is being organised by the International […]

2 months ago
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