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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.

Latest Lightfoot Lane housing development approved

Hope Villa in Lightfoot Lane Pic: Google Hope Villa in Lightfoot Lane Pic: Google Proposals for new homes in Fulwood are to go ahead – despite more than 20 objections. Westchurch Homes have seen their plans for […]

3 days ago
Vintage market returning to Fulwood before Christmas

A Crafty Vintage market A Crafty Vintage market There will be a festive feel as a popular vintage craft market returns to the city. Taking place at Tabley Green off Lightfoot Lane the Crafty […]

3 weeks ago
New housing estate plan for Lightfoot Lane due for approval

The area to the left of Lightfoot Lane is where the proposed new junction would be Pic: Google The area to the left of Lightfoot Lane is where the proposed new junction would be Pic: Google A controversial set of plans for new homes in Fulwood look set […]

3 weeks ago
Fulwood man guilty of murdering man who died after pub attack

Steven Lane Steven Lane A man who struck a man who later died from his injuries while on holiday in Turkey has been found guilty of murder. Steven Lane attacked Simon Marx […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Eastway Hub supermarket and retail park approved

An overhead view of how the Eastway Hub would be laid out An overhead view of how the Eastway Hub would be laid out A new supermarket and mini retail park is to be built in Eastway. Known as the Eastway Hub […]

2 months ago
Turkish BAE interns given Preston tour

The four BAE interns visiting the Town Hall The four BAE interns visiting the Town Hall Four young Turks have been given a guided tour of Preston Town Hall during their time in the city. Currently staying in […]

2 months ago
Rugby rivalry to be renewed as Preston Grasshoppers take on Fylde

Hoppers v Fylde the last time they met Hoppers v Fylde the last time they met Lancashire rugby rivalries will be renewed in September as Preston Grasshoppers face Fylde. The derby has not taken place since 2011 due […]

3 months ago
Second Preston Tory quits the party in the city

Councillor Rowena Edmondson Councillor Rowena Edmondson A second Preston Conservative councillor has decided to go it alone. Councillor Rowena Edmondson has stood down from the Tory party to become an Independent Conservative. The […]

4 months ago
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