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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.

‘Game-changing’ womb cancer test to go into trial at Rosemere Cancer Centre

Laboratory vials with blood in Pic: Belova59 from Pixabay A “game-changing” blood test, capable of detecting womb cancer even at its pre-cancerous stage, is to go into clinical trial at Rosemere Cancer Centre. Cases of womb cancer, which is […]

22 hours ago
Four Fulwood streets combine to run 66-miles for St Catherine’s Hospice

Some of the families who took part celebrate with a socially distanced photograph Pic: Heather Crabtree/Paddy green Pavements were pounded to raise money for a Preston hospice. Residents from four Fulwood streets combined to run 66.6 miles during Sunday (May 31) and raised donations of more than […]

5 days ago
NHS workers receive more than 400 gourmet ready meals through Fulwood Central store

Will Walne delivering meals at the NHS Heroes Support Hub in Fulwood More than 400 gourmet ready meals have been donated to NHS staff at a new shop just for hospital workers. The NHS Heroes Hub is operating at the Fulwood Central […]

6 days ago
Campaign launches to block Harris Park homes development in Fulwood

The former Harris Orphanage on the Harris Knowledge Park Campaigners are gearing up for a fight to stop a proposed housing development in the grounds of a former orphanage. As reported on Blog Preston, Yousuf Bhailok has tabled plans […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Road in Fulwood closed due to burst water main

United Utilities in Lytham Road Pic: Di Guzik A road in Fulwood has been closed due to a burst water main. Lytham Road has been shut between Plungington Road and Garstang Road. United Utilities are on the scene […]

7 days ago
Eight deaths from coronavirus confirmed at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals on Saturday May 30

Royal Preston Hospital Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has announced eight more deaths from coronavirus. The figures come from those who have died at Royal Preston and Chorley hospitals. One person died […]

7 days ago
Firefighters stop fire at Plungington car garage from spreading

Fire crews and police on the scene in Plungington Road Pic: Stac Dickinson/Plungington Community Page Plungington Road was closed off during Friday afternoon as firefighters tackled a fire at a car garage. The fire broke out shortly after 3pm between Robinson Street and the Lytham […]

1 week ago
Fulwood close shares how their street’s bond has grown stronger during lockdown

Social distanced chat in Marston Moor during VE Day Pic: Blog Preston Line dancing, scarecrow festivals and social distancing BBQs are just some of the ways this Fulwood street has been making it through the lockdown. Marston Moor, off Lansdown Hill, is […]

1 week ago
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