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News and information about the area of Fulwood, which stretches from Lightfoot Lane in the north to Blackpool Rd in the centre of the city. It includes the council wards of Greyfriars, Sharoe Green, Cadley, Garrison and College.

Victoria Cherry murder investigation: Body is found at house in Bolton

Victoria was last seen by her family in December 2014 Police investigating the disappearance of a Fulwood woman say they have found a body. Victoria Cherry, 44, went missing from Preston in October 2015 and her body is believed to […]

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Preston’s College sees standards fall in most recent Ofsted inspection

Entrance to Preston's College in St Vincents Road in Fulwood One of Preston’s largest education institutions is under pressure after slipping back in its most recent inspection. Preston’s College has been rated as ‘requiring improvement’ across the board by education […]

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Murder investigation launched into disappearance of Fulwood woman

Victoria was last seen by her family in December 2014 A murder investigation has been launched into the disappearance of a Fulwood woman. Greater Manchester Police searched a property in Bolton on Monday morning in connection with missing woman Victoria […]

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Driver in hospital after car crashes off the M6 near Preston

Heading south on the M6 near junction 32 Pic: Google A driver is in hospital after a crash on the M6 near Preston. The car left the motorway on the southbound side near Junction 32 and went down an embankment […]

4 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement England rugby coach Eddie Jones to open new Preston Grasshoppers pitch

Eddie Jones calling the shots England rugby coach Eddie Jones is visiting the city on Monday to help Preston Grasshoppers launch their new pitch. One of the first artificial rugby pitches in the country has […]

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Fulwood and West View leisure centres have a new owner

A swimming pool operated by GLL in one of their Better Leisure Services centres in Workington Swimmers and gym-goers using Preston’s two leisure centres will see them under new ownership from April. Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) is to have a 125-year lease to take on the […]

5 days ago
Fulwood and West View leisure centre sell off – everything you need to know

West View Leisure Centre Fulwood and West View Leisure Centres will see big changes with confirmation they are no longer council run. Preston City Council has agreed a deal to transfer its entire leisure […]

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Firefighter jobs going near Preston – plus a chance to be a cadet

Firefighters in action dealing with a fire at a takeaway in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A chance to join Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is being offered – and a way in to becoming a firefighter. Fulwood fire station has a fire cadet unit voluntary […]

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