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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.

Preston university lecturer named Young Scientist of the Year

Dr Mark Holden A lecturer at a Preston university is the Young Scientist of the Year. Dr Mark Holden has been recognised by the British Association for Crystal Growth. Dr Holden’s research focused […]

2 months ago
University of Central Lancashire launches new course to train eye doctors of the future

Students can study to become a optometrist Preston’s university has seen an opportunity to start a new course. A masters qualification in Optometry has been launched by the University of Central Lancashire. Approved by the General Optical […]

2 months ago
Police say two attacks in Plungington during Sunday were linked

Police in Ripon Street Pic: Plungington Labour Police have released details about two targeted attacks in Plungington during Sunday. Two men attacked a man with metal bars during an attack in Haysworth Street. It took place around […]

2 months ago
New section 60 order triggered after violence in Ripon Street

Police in Ripon Street during Sunday evening Pic: Plungington Labour A man has been taken to hospital with head injuries after he was assaulted in Ripon Street this evening. The incident was the latest in a series of incidents which […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement BBQ brothers to take on kitchen at Preston pub

Ribs from the Smokin V's Real Barbecue A BBQ kitchen is due to open up within a Preston pub. Smokin V’s Real Barbecue has partnered with Ships and Giggles to open. Brothers Dave and Dan Valentine have […]

2 months ago
Preston’s university and Preston City Council agreeing Adelphi Square land deal

The grassed areas within the current roundabout will become the university's land under the proposed deal Pic: 70023venus2009 A deal is being struck for the transfer of land from Preston City Council to the University of Central Lancashire. Councillors have approved the beginnings of the sale of land […]

2 months ago
The Withy Trees in Fulwood is being sold off

The Withy Trees in Lytham Road Pic: Blog Preston A Fulwood pub is to close down. The Withy Trees at the corner of Lytham Road and Garstang Road has been sold off by pubco Greene King. The brewery, which […]

2 months ago
Latest road closures begin around the Adelphi roundabout at UCLan

A view of the roadworks on the Adelphi roundabout Pic: 70023venus2009 A new set of road closures have begun as Preston’s university presses on with creating Adelphi Square. Motorists using the Adelphi roundabout are being advised Corporation Street is closed if […]

2 months ago
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