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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.

Suspected arson at former Royal Garrison pub in Fulwood

The former Royal Garrison pub in Fulwood Pic: Google A joint investigation into a fire at the former Royal Garrison pub is underway. Preston Police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service are looking into the suspected arson, which took place […]

2 weeks ago
Fulwood Scarecrow fest now in full swing

Some of the scarecrows on display Local community group We Are Fulwood has successfully started its very first scarecrow trail. Maps are available for residents to tick off all of the scarecrows they can find, with […]

1 month ago
Local community invited to join in with Longsands school scarecrow trail

Scarecrow Pic: John Collins from Pixabay Longsands Community Primary School is organising a scarecrow trail and inviting the local community to take part. The Fulwood school’s Parents, Teachers and Friends Association (PTFA) is encouraging people to […]

2 months ago
Where Preston’s coronavirus hotspots are for latest available positive cases data

A coronavirus testing site at Moor Park in Preston Pic: Donna Clifford Coronavirus cases in Preston are spiking in central and eastern parts of the city. One Preston ward has one of the highest infection rates in all of Lancashire in the […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

3 months 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 […]

4 months 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 […]

7 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 […]

7 months ago
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