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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.

Work begins to turn former Fulwood pub into Muslim centre

A volunteer from Noorani Education Centre working on the site Work has started to turn the former Withy Trees pub in Fulwood into a Muslim place of worship, teaching centre and foodbank. Photos taken by a Brackenbury Road resident show […]

2 weeks ago
Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

1 month ago
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 […]

4 months 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 […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 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 […]

5 months ago
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 […]

5 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 […]

5 months ago
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