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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.

Harris Park in Fulwood sees plans lodged for 69 new homes and nine apartments

The former Harris Children's Home Pic: Tony Worrall A former orphanage owned by Preston’s multi-millionaire Yousuf Bhailok could become a new housing development. Harris Park, off Garstang Road, Fulwood, is currently a gated set of luxury houses within […]

1 month ago
Two Fulwood playing fields to see major drainage work to boost Cadley FC expansion

Sherwood Park in Fulwood Pic: Blog Preston Draining two playing fields in Fulwood to allow more space for a football club’s expansion is to be funded by Preston City Council. South Drive Park and Sherwood Park are […]

1 month ago
Sumners housing and community centre scheme approved despite neighbourhood objections

The heavy machinery at work at the Sumners site Pic: Chris66092274 A new housing development on the site of a former Preston pub has been approved. Nearby residents have been left riled over the approval of the Sumners scheme with two […]

2 months ago
Flats, community centre and shops plans for former Sumners pub site due for green light

One of the apartment blocks planned as part of the Sumners proposals Two apartment blocks, a community centre and shops in a new development on the site of a former Preston pub look set to go ahead. The Sumners was demolished in […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Queues at coronavirus testing centre at Preston’s College site in Fulwood

Essential workers being checked in at the coronavirus test site Pic:StePNE Testing of essential workers in Preston for coronavirus has been ramping up. Queues of cars were backed up down St Vincent’s Road in Fulwood during Saturday morning. Preston’s College has […]

2 months ago
Fulwood singer serenades the city during lockdown

Stephen Baylis performing in the Highgate area of Fulwood Pic: Kelly McGinty A Preston singer brought joy to Fulwood during a sunny Sunday afternoon. Residents were serenaded by Stephen Bayliss just off Garstang Road, Fulwood. The singer, who goes by the name […]

3 months ago
General election 2019 results for Wyre and Preston North

Ballot Box Wyre and Preston North has elected its new MP and it is Ben Wallace. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 16,781 votes compared to 14,151 at the 2017 general election. […]

7 months ago
Cannabis farm found in suburban bungalow in Fulwood

An overhead view of the Hall Road and Harrison Road area Police raided a house off Garstang Road and discovered a cannabis grow worth thousands of pounds. Preston Police executed a drugs warrant on September 6 after receiving reports of drug […]

10 months ago
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