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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.

Man who wrote racist graffiti on Fulwood mosque ‘had mental health problems’

Paul Melling snapped the work ongoing at the mosque A man who daubed racist graffiti on a mosque in Fulwood has been spared jail after a judge heard he was suffering mental health problems. Gavin Edgehill, 47, was arrested […]

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Granddaughter of Lancashire Loyals war veteran makes plea to track down his medals

The granddaughter of a Preston soldier who died in 1955 has made a heartfelt appeal to track down his medals after learning they had been sold at auction. Private Percy […]

2 weeks ago
Fulwood mosque targeted with racist messages to host Ramadan open day

The mosque in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston mosque recently the subject of racist messages is to open its doors for Ramadan. Masjid-e-Salaam is holding an open day to explain more about the Ramadan period. Mosque […]

3 weeks ago
School roof in Fulwood left trashed by attempted lead thieves

Some of the damage caused as tiles were stripped from the roof Pic: Kennington Primary School A Fulwood school needs thousands of pounds to help repair its roof. Kennington Primary School, in Kennington Road, was targeted during the Easter holidays. Would-be thieves tried to steal lead […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood man admits he wrote racist graffiti on Masjid E Salaam Mosque

Paul Melling snapped the work ongoing at the mosque A man has admitted he was responsible for racist graffiti at a Fulwood mosque. Gavin Edghill, 47, of Lower Bank Road, Fulwood, pleaded guilty to five counts of racially aggravated […]

3 weeks ago
Man from Fulwood charged with racist messages left on city mosque gate posts

The graffiti has been classified as a hate crime by police A Fulwood man has been charged in connection with racist graffiti on a city mosque. Masjid-e-Salaam in Watling Street Road was targeted three times during the Easter weekend. An NHS […]

3 weeks ago
Preston man arrested on suspicion of leaving Fulwood mosque hate crime messages

Masjid e Salaam in Watling Street Road Pic: Tony Worrall A Preston man has been arrested after three offensive messages were written on gate posts of a city mosque. Masjid-e-Salaam was targeted on three occasions during the Easter weekend. First […]

3 weeks ago
Muslim group issue message in wake of Fulwood mosque graffiti

The graffiti has been classified as a hate crime by police A Muslim charity in Preston has issued a plea to meet with the graffiti artists behind recent hate crimes against a city mosque. The Light Foundation has expressed shock at […]

3 weeks ago
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