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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.

‘Inisde Out’ – Second Craft Hack underway in Preston

‘Inside Out’ Transforming pieces of unloved furniture into spectacular sculptures to be displayed at the Emmaus shop on Friargate, Preston. This is the second of three UP! Craft Hack events happening […]

5 years ago
Fire crews tackle blaze at Linton Street home

The roof of the Linton Street home has been destroyed Fire crews have been called to a house fire on Linton Street. They received the call around 3.23pm and five fire engines were deployed to the scene. Preston station manager […]

5 years ago
The Courteeners to headline 53 Degrees in December

The Courteeners have announced a headline show in Preston in December. The Manchester band, led by Liam Fray, will play 53 Degrees on Monday 2 December. They’ve spent the summer […]

5 years ago
CCTV images released as police appeal for information on Friargate assault

The assault was captured on CCTV Police are wanting to trace three women following what they describe as a sustained and unprovoked assault on a teenager. CCTV images have been released after a teenage girl from […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Mad Ferret closes doors for refurbishment

mad ferret The Mad Ferret will close its doors on Tuesday 27 August for a refurbishment. The live music venue was bought by the owners of the Continental and will be dropping […]

5 years ago
Meet Preston’s councillors: Carl Crompton representing University ward

The latest in our series finding out more about the people who represent us: Name? Carl Crompton Which ward do you represent? University Ward How long have you represented the […]

5 years ago
CCTV images released as police seek information on two women following phone card theft

CCTV images have been released by police of two women they would like to speak to following the theft of telephone cards. A substantial amount of the cards were stolen […]

6 years ago
Aldi cash robbery: CCTV images of three men released by police

CCTV images of three men police want to trace in connection with a robbery at a Preston supermarket. Lancashire Police say the theft took place around 3.30pm on Tuesday 13 […]

6 years ago
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