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Greyfriars

News and information about the Greyfriars area of Preston, Lancashire. One of the electoral wards making up the area known as Fulwood, it has the West Coast Main Line running through its heart and includes the Lightfoot Lane area.

Crowdfunding campaign launches to finish upgrade of Conway Park children’s play area

The first phase of Conway Park's play area upgrade A local conservation group are asking people to support a fundraiser which aims to improve Conway Park. The Friends of Conway Park group has launched a crowdfunding campaign, with funds […]

7 days ago
Preston Grasshoppers donate ‘huge’ amount of food to benefit Salvation Army foodbank

Following an extremely successful Christmas campaign in support of the Salvation Army, the mini juniors section at Preston Grasshoppers appealed to Prestonians to donate food and vital supplies. Hoppers operated […]

1 month ago
Latest housing development in Fulwood sees 95 new homes off Lightfoot Lane

95 new properties are to be built in Fulwood following the launch of the Barratt Homes development Romans Green. Located on Lightfoot Lane, a collection of three and four bedroom […]

1 month ago
Latest Preston planning applications for December 18 to January 7

Candidates are battling for a seat at Preston Town Hall Pic: Tony Worrall Below are the planning applications registered with Preston City Council between December 18 and January 7. To see more applications in Preston or where you live, follow this link. Change of use of […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

2 months ago
Fulwood newsagent subjected to attempted early hours break in

Boarded up window at Broadway News in Fulwood Pic: Blog Preston Broadway News newsagents in Fulwood suffered an attempted break in at around 1am on Saturday, 5 December. The alarms were set off and windows shattered. Afterwards, two people wearing all […]

3 months ago
Harris Park orphanage housing scheme expected to be rejected

The former orphanage became the Harris Knowledge Park when owned by the University of Central Lancashire Pic: Tony Worrall A multi-millionaire’s proposals to build a housing development in the grounds of a grade-II listed former orphanage and gardens in Fulwood looks set to be thrown out. Yousuf Bhailok had […]

3 months 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 […]

4 months ago
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