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.

Police searching for convicted Preston thief who has breached prison licence

Daniel Edmondson Police are searching for a man who is on the run after breaching his prison licence. Daniel Edmonson was jailed in March last year for theft and threatening a member […]

4 months ago
Police chase in Plungington ends with van smashing into lamppost

The van hit the lamppost to end the chase Pic: LancsRoadPolice Plungington residents were turning their heads as a police chase took place down a side street. Around 10.30am on Saturday (29 June) Blog Preston understands the police chase took place […]

4 months ago
Police searching for Preston woman last seen in city centre

Lucy Neville Police are continuing their search for a missing 19-year-old woman. Lucy Neville was last seen in Preston city centre on 9 June. Preston Police have released a picture of Lucy […]

4 months ago
Drugs warning following death of 17-year-old boy

Police have issued a drugs warning following the death of a 17-year-old boy. Police were at the scene between Lovat Road and Kenmure Place this morning. Officers were called at […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan looks set to cut jobs in the coming months

UCLan's Harris Building in Corporation Street Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university looks set to shed jobs in the coming months. The University of Central Lancashire has asked for staff to come forward who are interested in taking voluntary redundancy. […]

4 months ago
How you can be part of the Great Get Together at this Preston canal clean up

Residents Mark Felton, David Connors and Neil White with some of the objects pulled from the canal last year A group of neighbours from Ashton-on-Ribble are holding their third annual canal clean up as part of the nationwide Great Get Together campaign. Last year’s clean up saw a shopping […]

4 months ago
UCLan invite the city to discover more about its Preston campus masterplan

An aerial view of the proposed Adelphi Square and new student centre Prestonians are being invited to discover what works is taking place for the city’s university’s £200million campus masterplan. The University of Central Lancashire is redeveloping the area around the Adelphi […]

4 months ago
Plungington man charged with burglary

Colin Hannan A Plungington man who was wanted by police has been arrested and charged with burglary. Police launched an appeal to try and locate Colin Hannan, 49, who was wanted on […]

4 months ago
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