university of central lancashire

UCLan applies to demolish part of wall near former church in latest campus masterplan work

The former St Peter's Church is now an arts centre for the university Pic: Tony Worrall Work near the former St Peter’s Church in the heart of Preston’s university campus looks set to take place. The University of Central Lancashire has applied for planning permission to […]

2 years ago
Preston’s love affair with the moon continues

A young visitor enjoys the interactive displays at the moon landing anniversary event Pic: UCLan Over 50,000 people visited the Museum of the Moon at The Harris – and 450 more were at a sell-out event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. […]

2 years ago
Demolition by UCLan of St Peter’s Square homes must be ‘careful’ because of Miley Tunnel

St Peter's Square is set to see all these houses flattened Pic: Blog Preston Demolition of a row of terraced houses on Preston’s university campus is going to need to happen ‘piece by piece’. Running underneath them is the Miley Tunnel and this limits […]

2 years ago
Korean links celebrated by Preston’s university

Launch of the Korea Corner at the University of Central Lancashire Preston’s burgeoning links with Korea have been celebrated by the city’s university. Marking five years of the University of Central Lancashire teaching Korean studies they have been given special status […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Adelphi roundabout roadworks to see one road closure for two years

Maudland Road behind the Ships and Giggles pub is to be shut for two years Pic: Tony Worrall Latest road closures as work continues at the Adelphi roundabout have been announced. Maudland Road is to shut for two years to be a base for contractors working on the […]

2 years ago
Preston astronomer plays part in capturing first ever pictures of a black hole

Never before seen first images of the black hole A Preston-based astronomer has been involved in capturing the first ever pictures of a black hole. Images released show the gargantuan Messier 87 galaxy’s black hole. Event Horizon Telescope has […]

2 years ago
May Bank Holiday 5k to take place in Avenham Park

Put through their paces for the Avenham Park 5k A 5k run is coming to Preston city centre but has a new route due to the Old Tram bridge closure. Avenham Park is hosting the University of Central Lancashire’s […]

2 years ago
Marking 40 years of UCLan’s library as former Penwortham librarian recalls meeting Prince Philip

Sue Dawson meeting Prince Philip in 1979 A Penwortham woman has returned to the library where she started working 40 years ago. Sue Dawson began working at the University of Central Lancashire’s library at the Preston campus […]

2 years ago
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