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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.

Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

1 month ago
Greyfriars councillor comes out as they call for Preston to embrace diversity

Councillor Gregg came out last week. Daniel Gregg, a Liberal Democrat councillor in Greyfriars, Preston, has come out as non-binary and is calling for the city to embrace its trans and ethnic minority communities. They came […]

2 months ago
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 […]

4 months 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 […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 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 […]

5 months ago
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 […]

5 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 […]

5 months ago
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