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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.

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 […]

1 week 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 […]

2 weeks 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 […]

2 weeks 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 […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 months 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 months 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 months ago
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 […]

4 months ago
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