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Friargate to reopen as Corporation Street closes in phase four of UCLan Masterplan roadworks

An artist's impression of the completed EIC, Student Centre and Highways scheme 2 Highways work on the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) £200m Masterplan development is entering its next phase. Friargate, Moor Lane and a new road replacing the Adelphi roundabout will fully reopen […]

4 days ago
Preston streets set to be improved for visually impaired people

An empty Fishergate in Preston during the coronavirus pandemic Pic: Tony Worrall A new charter to improve access to Preston’s streets for visually impaired people is being trialled in the city. The Lancashire Street Charter for Preston City was approved by Lancashire […]

2 weeks ago
Friargate set to reopen as UCLan Masterplan enters next phase

Part of the new road layout at the UCLan Masterplan Highways scheme Roads including Friargate are set to reopen as the £200m UCLan Masterplan development enters its next phase. From mid October, a new east-west road in front of the new UCLan […]

1 month ago
I grew up in Byrons – Saturday night memories of the Preston nightclub 30 years on

Byrons cassette tapes recording from the night Thirty years ago this month a Saturday night started at a little club across from Preston Bus Station. It was once the Piper and went on to become Barristers, but […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan to start a ‘second clearing’ process after Government’s A Level results U-turn

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall UCLan is beginning a ‘second clearing’ process after the Government’s U-turn on A Level results on Monday. The university will now offer places based on Centre Assessment Grades, provided by […]

2 months ago
Film launch explores Adelphi Square’s future – for Preston’s university and its residents

Still from Adelphi film The launch of a film about Adelphi Square has sparked discussion about what the future holds for the new public space. Blog Preston hosted the live launch of Adelphi – a 15 […]

2 months ago
UCLan prepares to make September student experience ‘as authentic as possible’

The Media Factory at the University of Central Lancashire campus Pic: Tony Worrall UCLan is preparing to make the student experience as authentic as possible for new and returning students in September. A number of safety measures have been introduced on campus, in […]

3 months ago
What could the Lancashire bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 bring to Preston?

Organisations around Lancashire are teaming up to put the county up for the UK City of Culture 2025, but what could the bid bring to Preston? Lancashire is up against […]

3 months ago
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