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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.

Fulwood close shares how their street’s bond has grown stronger during lockdown

Social distanced chat in Marston Moor during VE Day Pic: Blog Preston Line dancing, scarecrow festivals and social distancing BBQs are just some of the ways this Fulwood street has been making it through the lockdown. Marston Moor, off Lansdown Hill, is […]

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 […]

1 month ago
Preston councillor stands down to become a doctor

Councillor Ian Donnell A Preston councillor is standing down to join to front line efforts in the coronavirus pandemic. Councillor Ian Donnell is stepping down from representing Preston Rural East. Now a qualified […]

2 months ago
Swarm of wasps takes over Fulwood family’s back garden

Wasp swarm captured on video in Fulwood Pic: Chris Hart A Fulwood family had to retreat from their garden after a swarm of wasps appeared. Chris Hart said he could hear a buzzing sound growing louder while they werre out […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New takeaway planned in Fulwood on Black Bull Lane

The former Fulwood Cycles shop in Black Bull Lane Pic: Blog Preston A new takeaway is planned for a former bike shop in Fulwood. Fulwood Cycles has been closed for more than 18 months in Black Bull Lane. Now Ibrahim Sanibal has […]

2 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 […]

3 months ago
Royal Navy helicopter seen over Fulwood

The helicopter was seen landing and taking off at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Jason Taylor A military helicopter was spotted snapping pictures over Preston. City residents on lockdown looked to the skies while out in their gardens to see a Royal Navy Wildcat in the […]

3 months ago
General election 2019 results for Wyre and Preston North

Ballot Box Wyre and Preston North has elected its new MP and it is Ben Wallace. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 16,781 votes compared to 14,151 at the 2017 general election. […]

7 months ago
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