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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.

Lytham Road to be shut for railway bridge works

Lytham Road will see closures and diversions Pic: Google Lytham Road will see closures and diversions Pic: Google A key cut-through route in Fulwood is to be shut for nearly a month next year. Lytham Road where it goes […]

2 months ago
A print exhibition involving 700 cardboard boxes is on at UCLan

Noelle Noonan and Catherine Hehir, organisers of the State of Print exhibition, Tracy Hill, Research Associate from Artlab Contemporary print studios at UCLan and UCLan printmaking technician Kathryn Poole Noelle Noonan and Catherine Hehir, organisers of the State of Print exhibition, Tracy Hill, Research Associate from Artlab Contemporary print studios at UCLan and UCLan printmaking technician Kathryn Poole An […]

2 months ago
Preston’s engineering centre at UCLan is nearing completion

The new engineering building sits on the Adelphi roundabout The new engineering building sits on the Adelphi roundabout A new centre of engineering is due for completion in the city during the early part of 2019. Those driving around […]

2 months ago
Beer Brothers take on the Mad Hatters ale bar

Phill Leyland and David Reece set up their own brewing company in 2015 and have expanded rapidly Phill Leyland and David Reece set up their own brewing company in 2015 and have expanded rapidly A real ale hotspot in the city is being taken on by an […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Royal Institute’s Christmas Lectures to be live streamed in Preston

Prof Alice Roberts Credit: Paul Wilkinson Photography The Royal Institute’s Christmas Lectures will be screened live in Preston this year. For the first time in its 184-year history, the lectures […]

3 months ago
Hit comedy show arrives in Preston after sell-out run in London

Garry Starr aka Damien Warren-Smith Pic Joseph Till Garry Starr aka Damien Warren-Smith Pic: Joseph Till A hit comedy show that showcases every genre of performance theatre is coming to Vinyl Tap. Damien Warren-Smith’s one-man show – Garry […]

3 months ago
The man in charge of Preston’s university has quit

Professor Mike Thomas Professor Mike Thomas The man leading Preston’s university for the last four years has decided to step-down. Professor Mike Thomas will leave his role as vice-chancellor of the University of […]

3 months ago
Pop-up think-tank exploring how Prestonians will use new University Square

The Testbed - Pic David Boultbee The Testbed is on the Adelphi roundabout Pic David Boultbee A pop-up think-tank has arrived at the Adelphi roundabout to explore how people will use the planned University Square. The […]

3 months ago
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