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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.

How an act of kindness in a Preston sandwich shop gave this man the strength to go on

John with Becky (centre) after her act of kindness A Preston man who’s brother is critically ill in Royal Preston Hospital has praised the “compassion and humanity” of a sandwich shop employee. John Swarbrick has been visiting his brother, […]

1 week ago
Fulwood woman starts change.org campaign over traffic congestion

Map showing the area that's the subject of Josie's petition A Fulwood woman has started a change.org campaign to protest against what she says is consistent traffic congestion in the Eastway area. Josie Hastings is petitioning Lancashire County Council and […]

2 weeks ago
Fulwood Academy closed on Monday due to fire alarm issues

Fulwood Academy sent pupils home on Monday Pic: Google Pupils at Fulwood Academy are being asked to stay home tomorrow (Monday December 2) after problems with the fire alarm over the weekend. In a Tweet sent out on Sunday, […]

2 weeks ago
Preston couple’s brownie baking business goes postal

Carolina and Jamie A Fulwood couple who own BKD, an eco-friendly bakery business, are now branching into postal deliveries to cope with demand. Carolina and Jamie started making brownies as treats for friends […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Help transform Preston hospital children’s ward into a winter wonderland

Sharing their Christmas wish list to transform the Royal Preston’s children’s ward into a winter wonderland with Santa himself are, from the left, Play specialist Pamela O’Brien, ex-Executive Director Sue Musson, Divisional Nursing Director Joanne Connolly, Chief Executive Karen Partington and ward manager Tracy Denny Staff on the children’s ward at Royal Preston Hospital are appealing for help to transform the department into a winter wonderland in time for Christmas. The staff want to provide […]

2 weeks ago
Plans submitted for demolition of Fulwood chapel and parish hall

Sketch of proposed view from Broadway entrance Pic: Paddock Johnson Partnership A planning application has been submitted for the demolition of St. Martin’s Chapel in Broadway, Fulwood. The redevelopment would see the chapel, parish hall, Guides hut and bowling green all […]

3 weeks ago
Preston’s College to host ‘Hidden Talent’ event to highlight the benefits of employing refugees

Entrance to Preston's College in St Vincents Road in Fulwood Preston’s College is hosting an event on Tuesday to educate organisations on the benefits of employing refugees. The event is designed to help employers understand the law and overseas qualifications […]

3 weeks ago
New women’s business networking group launching in Preston

Businesswomen Pic: rawpixel from Pixabay A new women’s business networking group aimed at connecting local professional women is set to launch in Preston. The Athena Network will debut with a pop-up event in The Fulwood […]

4 weeks ago
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