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News and information about the Garrison area of Preston, Lancashire. Part of the district of Fulwood the area includes Preston’s barracks and lots of new housing to the Eastern edge of the city.

Preston politicians fail to present united front on Barracks closure

No smoke without fire! Passions were raised in the debate about Fulwood Barracks Pic: Stephen Geraghty No smoke without fire! Passions were raised in the debate about Fulwood Barracks Pic: Stephen Geraghty A Tory councillor has expressed her disappointment after saying she was forced to vote […]

2 months ago
Preston Golf Club applies to build a dozen homes

Entrance to Preston Golf Club Pic: Google Entrance to Preston Golf Club Pic: Google Part of Preston Golf Club is to be built on to create new family homes. The golf club has identified part of the […]

2 months ago
Defence Secretary urged to reconsider ‘misguided’ Fulwood Barracks closure

Marching band at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Tony Worrall Marching band at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Tony Worrall Councillors have been asked to urge the Defence Secretary to re-consider the proposal to close Fulwood Barracks. Branded as ‘ill-conceived, misguided and […]

2 months ago
How serving at Fulwood Barracks is a soldier’s dream

Meeting Prince Charles during his visit to Fulwood Barracks Choosing my first location to be based as a 16-year-old army medic was a no brainer! I mean a girl from the north, I could only choose Fulwood Barracks at […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood Barracks from the beginning: a short history

Fulwood Barracks engraving. The Main Entrance 1857 Fulwood Barracks in Preston was built upon a part of the site of the old race course over which the ancient Watling-street passed and was […]

5 months ago
Petition calls for Fulwood Barracks decision to be reversed

A family day at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Tony Worrall Hundreds of names have already been signed in a petition calling on the Ministry of Defence to scrap the decision to close Fulwood Barracks. On Monday night Preston learned decades of […]

5 months ago
Fulwood Barracks is to close and be sold off

Preston is no longer to be home to British troops in six years time. The city’s grade-II listed barracks in Fulwood is to be decommissioned. A report from the Ministry […]

5 months ago
Preston war veteran receives highest French honour for D-Day heroics

Robert arrives at the Barracks A Preston man has received the highest French honour for his bravery during the D-Day landings. Robert Hornby Barron, known to his friends as Bob, was awarded the Legion d’Honneur […]

5 months ago
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