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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.

Cottam Primary School pupils help to launch new Co-op store

Children from Cottam Primary School helped to launch Cottam’s new Co-op. The youngsters helped to cut the ribbon and launch the new store on Friday, November 26. The shop, which […]

2 months ago
All UCLan rugby games to be played at Preston Grasshoppers in Fulwood

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has strengthened its relationship with Preston Grasshoppers RFC as it has made Lightfoot Green its new home for rugby union training and matches. All […]

2 months ago
Faulty temporary traffic lights cause delays on Lightfoot Lane in Fulwood

Update: The lights are now working. A gas firm has reported a fault with a set of temporary traffic lights on Lightfoot Lane in Fulwood. Cadent Gas is working on […]

2 months ago
Much-loved Preston Grasshoppers coach has died

PGRFC 1st XV Assistant Coach at Preston Grasshoppers, Donny Sutherland, has sadly died on Wednesday, November 3. He died after battling an illness in recent months. The club took to their […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston poet teams up with national housebuilder to celebrate the north

Preston poet Sarah Chadwick has teamed up with a housebuilder to highlight the north of England through verse. Barratt Homes commissioned Sarah to write a poem titled Up North. It […]

3 months ago
Financial advice firm open new branch in Fulwood

The national financial advice firm Tenet&You has opened a new branch in Preston. The newly developed offices on Garstang Road, Fulwood, which opened on 19 July, will bolster the company’s […]

6 months ago
Plans to demolish St Martin’s chapel in Fulwood approved

Sketch of proposed view from Broadway entrance Pic: Paddock Johnson Partnership A planning application to demolish St Martin’s chapel, Fulwood and rebuild it with houses has been approved. Previous an application was approved to demolish and build 14 residential units including […]

7 months ago
Walk-in Covid vaccinations at Preston Grasshoppers

The new artificial pitch at Preston Grasshoppers Preston Grasshoppers confirmed earlier today they will be offering a ‘walk in’ vaccination service for anyone yet to have the jab. The team at the Rugby Football Club informed Blog […]

9 months ago
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