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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.

UCLan confirms where its July graduations will now be held

The Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre is due to be used for the graduation ceremonies Pic: Tony Worrall An alternative venue has been confirmed for the University of Central Lancashire graduation ceremonies. Preston Guild Hall has hosted the university’s graduates, parents and staff for decades. But with Simon […]

4 months ago
Police want to trace Plungington man in connection with two burglaries

Colin Hannan A Preston man is wanted in connection with two burglaries. Preston Police have released the picture of Colin Hannan. They say he is wanted in connection with two burglaries in […]

4 months ago
Police searching for missing Preston teenager last seen in Fylde Road

Saskia Baldwin Police say they are growing increasingly concerned for a missing teenage girl. Update: Police said late on Sunday evening Saskia had been found safe and well Saskia Baldwin was last […]

4 months ago
Preston fashion design students to showcase their London Fashion Week collections

Xiaoyan Xu's outfit which was displayed in London London catwalk fashion is coming to Preston during June. The University of Central Lancashire is putting on a display of eighteen budding designers. Venue 53 in Fylde Road plays host […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan confirms who will build its new student centre on Adelphi Square

This is what the new public square will look like on what was the Adelphi roundabout A new £60million student centre at Preston’s university is to be built by a Derbyshire-based firm. Bowmer and Kirkland have been appointed to build the student centre which will face […]

4 months ago
Honours for UCLan dentist just as he is set to hang up his toothbrush

Richard Welbury with the 'phantom head' at UCLan dental school A Preston-based dentist has been recognised for 40 years of making people smile. Professor Richard Welbury has been given the Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday […]

4 months ago
Road near Preston’s university campus to close for nine weeks due to Adelphi Square works

Victoria Street will be closed from Moor Lane through to Adelphi Street Pic: GoogleVictoria Street will be closed from Moor Lane through to Adelphi Street Pic: Google A road within Preston’s university campus is to close for nine weeks as work continues to prepare for Adelphi roundabout changes. The University of Central Lancashire is creating its £60million […]

5 months ago
Two years of roadworks at the Adelphi roundabout are imminent

The Adelphi roundabout as it is now Pic: Andy Squire Drivers are being warned of two years of disruption as the Adelphi roundabout works kick in. From Monday 10 June traffic diversions and roadworks will begin as the roundabout is […]

5 months ago
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