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.

Firefighters to do Fulwood charity car wash

Firefighters giving a car a good scrub Firefighters will be getting all in a lather in Fulwood. The Garstang Road headquarters for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is playing host to a charity car wash. Fire crews […]

1 week ago
Lightfoot Lane roundabout has finally reopened

The roundabout at Lightfoot Lane has re-opened after weeks of uncertainty. Work was scheduled to finish by the end of 2018 but bad weather and difficulties in getting contractors onto […]

1 month ago
Fulwood cash machine raid sees three men wanted

Aftermath of the cash point raid in Fulwood Pic: Jack Cannings Three men are being hunted after a cash machine raid in Fulwood. Preston Police were called at 11.40pm on Wednesday 16 January. Residents nearby reported hearing a loud explosion shortly […]

2 months ago
‘Explosion’ heard in Fulwood cash machine raid

Police presence in Garstang Road Pic: Blog Preston Fulwood residents were awoken to the sound of an explosion late on Wednesday. A raid on a Post Office cash machine saw a heavy police presence in Garstang Road. The […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man arrested in Stockport on suspicion of Fulwood handgun incident

The property which is behind trees and up a drive, was targeted off Garstang Road Pic: Google A Manchester man is in custody following a handgun being fired at a house in Fulwood. Preston Police stepped up patrols after the incident late on Thursday 3 January. The […]

3 months ago
Police appeal again for witnesses to Bluebell Way crash

Police are appealing again for witnesses to a crash involving a cyclist. A 47-year-old man was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries after the crash in Fulwood. Police […]

3 months ago
Police step up patrols after gunshot fired in Fulwood

The property targeted is just off Garstang Road Pic: Google Police are investigating after a house was shot at in Fulwood. A porch window was smashed at a house in Garstang Road, close to the Broughton and Fulwood cricket club […]

3 months ago
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 […]

4 months ago
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