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 City Council local election results 2024 – Tory leader stands down, Labour’s Ashton Park woes and Lib Dems bounce

The moment Labour lost Lea and Larches ward Pic: Blog Preston The departing Tory opposition group leader on Preston City Council has called for a general election after her group suffered heavy losses at the local polls. Sue Whittam was speaking […]

2 weeks ago
Urgent repairs needed to road in Fulwood trigger Saturday morning closure

A major road on the border of Fulwood and Deepdale is due to be shut for urgent repairs on Saturday morning. Lancashire County Council is closing Sir Tom Finney Way […]

4 weeks ago
Watling Street Road junction roadworks set to see major disruption

Work will take place at the junction of Watling Street Road and Sir Tom Finney Way Pic: Blog Preston There is set to be three weeks of roadworks on Watling Street Road from Monday (18 March). The work is to upgrade traffic lights at the Watling Street junction with […]

2 months ago
Local housing plan deadline must be hit to avoid building free-for-all

New homes on Hoyles Lane The race is on for Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils to complete years of work that will determine where and how many new houses are built in each area […]

7 months ago
Woman taken to hospital after Highgate Wood incident

Path leading into Highgate Wood: Pic Blog Preston A woman has been taken to hospital after an incident in Highgate Wood in Fulwood. A witness told Blog Preston they saw emergency services “trying to pull someone out of […]

7 months ago
Preston City Council local elections 2023 full list of results

Local elections 2023 Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 4 May) with Labour holding 10 out of the 16 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

1 year ago
New housing plans for long-stalled Sumners site in Deepdale approved

The heavy machinery at work at the Sumners site Pic: Chris66092274 Plans to include shops and a community centre as part of the redevelopment of a former Preston pub site have been abandoned. Permission was granted exactly three years ago to […]

1 year ago
Preston local elections 2023 candidates confirmed

Polling station in College ward Preston City Council Local Elections are taking place on Thursday 4 May. Below is a full list of everyone seeking election across the 16 wards. Don’t forget – you will […]

1 year ago
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