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New vet training facility to be built at UCLan’s Preston campus

UCLan's campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall UCLan is to create a four-storey veterinary medicine school on its Preston campus, making it the only facility of its kind in Lancashire. Subject to securing future planning permission, the […]

3 weeks ago
Ribbleton RSPCA scrambles to protect animals after youths light fire yards from enclosures

Ribbleton RSPCA staff yesterday rushed to protect their animals as firefighters battled a grass fire lit by youths near the centre on Longridge Road. In a Facebook video on Tuesday […]

3 months ago
Leyland rescue dog is finalist in Cruft’s Hero Dog awards

Rescue dog Chewie from Leyland is up for the award of Hero Dog at this year’s Crufts competition after he helped to save the life of his owner. Chewie was […]

4 months ago
UCLan vet visits Holyrood Palace to receive OBE from Princess Anne

A UCLan vet surgeon has attended Holyrood Palace to accept an OBE after landing a place in the Queen’s 2020 New Year Honours list. Princess Anne awarded Dr Heather Bacon, […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Myerscough College to host free UCLan vet school event

Myerscough College and UCLan have invited aspiring vets to a free event this month to discuss a new veterinary school opening this September. The University of Central Lancashire’s newly created […]

5 months ago
Update given on new Fulwood site for Oakhill Vets

A new veterinary centre is opening in Preston with the support of an £850,000 finance package from Lloyds Bank.  Oakhill Veterinary Centre has used the six-figure loan to finance the […]

5 months ago
Preston agriculture firm adopts new tech to improve cow health

A Preston agricultural footbath manufacturer has teamed up with Siemens to improve cow health. Hoofcount, on Reservoir Road, has adopted Siemens data capture and control technologies to help farmers make […]

7 months ago
Salwick bird flu risk ‘remains very low’ says Lancashire County Council

Lancashire Council today confirmed that a bird flu outbreak in Salwick poses a ‘very low’ risk to public health. They said they are reassuring Lancashire residents that the risk to public […]

7 months ago
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