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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.

Spot yourself at Hopfest 2019 in Fulwood

The sun was out as was the gin and ale at a Fulwood rugby club’s beer festival. Hopfest had its biggest and busiest year yet. Organisers have released dozens of […]

1 week ago
Fulwood Academy brings in trouble-shooter to help turn it around

Lee Waring and Andy Haughey A headteacher tasked with turning round a failing Fulwood school has brought in his right-hand man from his previous school. Andy Haughey has been made vice-principal for behaviour and attendance […]

4 weeks ago
Police continue search for missing Fulwood teenager

Josh Elder A teenager has been missing from home for more than a week. Preston Police have released a picture of 16-year-old Josh Elder. He was last seen in Lansdown Hill, Fulwood, […]

2 months ago
Hopfest confirms when the ale returns to Preston Grasshoppers

Crowd gathered at Hopfest last year Hundreds of beer and gin lovers will be returning to a Fulwood festival this summer. Hopfest at Preston Grasshoppers has confirmed its dates. Opening to the public at teatime on […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Work starts on first homes approved on former Ingol golf course

Work starts on the land off Wychnor Homes being built as the first in a development of hundreds of new homes on the former Ingol Golf Club have been approved. Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings is […]

2 months ago
M55 to see resurfacing work from Broughton to Kirkham

The M55 will see lane closures overnight Pic: Motorway Cameras Drivers who use the M55 late at night or first-thing in the morning are being warned about overnight closures. Highways England are resurfacing the entire stretch between Junction 1 (Broughton) […]

2 months ago
Lib Dem surge causes confusion over who Preston’s ‘political opposition’ now is

The Lib Dems react on securing Cadley ward Pic: Jack Dinsley Preston’s Lib Dem councillors are locked in talks tonight with their Tory counterparts after a surge in support. Liberal Democrats took Cadley, Greyfriars along with Ingol and Cottam to secure […]

3 months ago
Fulwood shopkeeper tied up and attacked during raid

The Broadway News shop in Fulwood, off Garstang Road, was targeted Pic: Google A shopkeeper was attacked and tied up in his shop during the early hours of Wednesday morning. Preston Police say the owner of Broadway News in Fulwood was targeted by […]

3 months ago
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