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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.

New private dentist opening in Fulwood

A Fulwood dentist taking on new patients has invited residents to a launch event next week for a chance to win dentistry and cash prizes. On Saturday, 18 June, from […]

2 months ago
Fulwood’s The Ginger Bistro named ‘Best Café Bistro’ in England

A Fulwood bistro team has celebrated after the Food Awards 2022 named it both the ‘Best Café Bistro’ in the North West and the best in England. The awards coordinators […]

2 months ago
Labour holds majority as first all-female ward elected at Preston local elections 2022

Elected Labour Councillors for Brookfield ward Mel Close (left) and Naoimh McMahon (right) Pic: Preston City Council The Preston City Council local elections took place yesterday (Thursday 5 May) with Labour holding 11 out of the 17 seats available. There was no change elsewhere as the Conservative […]

3 months ago
Preston Opera returns with performance of Carmen

Preston Opera will be putting on its first performance since June 2019. The company will be performing Bizet’s Carmen at Fulwood Academy from Thursday 2nd June until Saturday 4th June. […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New plan tabled for flats near Savick Brook in Fulwood

The land off Garstang Road Pic: Blog Preston A new application has been submitted to build flats on empty land off Garstang Road near Savick Brook. The plans would see one two-storey apartment block and one four-storey apartment […]

5 months ago
Fulwood emergency works which caused Garstang Road gridlock now complete

Emergency roadworks were carried out over the weekend at Garstang Rd close to the junction with Lightfoot Lane. The roadworks were still causing traffic issues on Monday (7 February) morning […]

6 months ago
Cottam Primary School pupils help to launch new Co-op store

Children from Cottam Primary School helped to launch Cottam’s new Co-op. The youngsters helped to cut the ribbon and launch the new store on Friday, November 26. The shop, which […]

9 months ago
All UCLan rugby games to be played at Preston Grasshoppers in Fulwood

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has strengthened its relationship with Preston Grasshoppers RFC as it has made Lightfoot Green its new home for rugby union training and matches. All […]

9 months ago
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