News and information for the College area of Preston, Lancashire. Part of the Fulwood district the area includes the Preston College campus.

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 […]

1 day ago
Section of Eastway to be shut during February weekend

Eastway is to be shut for 36 hours Pic: Google Part of a busy Fulwood road is to be closed during a weekend in February. Eastway between the Ibis Hotel roundabout and the D’urton Lane roundabout is to be resurfaced. […]

6 days ago
D’urton Lane rat-run to end as roadworks continue

D'urton Lane once the work is finished won't be accessible from the Eastway junction Pic: Google A popular rat-run in Fulwood is to be sealed off at one end. D’urton Lane from Broughton to Eastway, Fulwood is to be sealed off – forcing drivers to use […]

1 week ago
Mother who started petition to make Garstang Road safer wins battle

The crossing near Nooklands, and Sarah Thornton with her children Elvie and Bobby A mother has partially won her battle to make a section of Garstang Road safer. Sarah Thornton, who lives in Nooklands off the main road through Preston, had called for […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement These kindhearted knitters are helping keep Preston’s premature babies warm

Not sure that will fit Lee... Handcrafted knitwear has been made for premature babies in Preston’s hospital. Made by a knitting group at the University of Central Lancashire’s city centre shop they delivered them in time […]

4 weeks ago
Preston’s College launches digital training drive

A new Micro:Hub facility, located within Preston’s College’s £13 iSTEM Centre, is hosting training sessions to learn more about the BBC’s micro:bit coding device which has been given to every […]

1 month ago
Preston pimp who posed with snake and cash is jailed for running Fulwood brothel

McGrath posing with and SNAKE and a wad of cash in his brothel A pimp who ran a brothel on a quiet suburban street in Fulwood has been jailed. Sicarius McGrath, also known as Anthony Harrington, blackmailed women and was found posing with […]

1 month ago
Call for new pedestrian crossing in Garstang Road

Crossing near Nooklands in Garstang Road Pic: Google A campaign has begun to get a new pedestrian crossing on a major Preston road. Garstang Road currently has a small traffic island near the entrance to Nooklands, close to […]

1 month ago
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