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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.

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, […]

25 mins 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 days ago
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 […]

4 days 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) […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 weeks 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 weeks ago
Supermarket and retail park for Eastway moves to next stage

How the new mini retail park in Eastway is due to look Detailed proposals for a mini retail park in Fulwood have gone in. The Eastway Hub was approved in September last year after a planning battle lasting years. A supermarket, six […]

4 weeks ago
Next step in first homes being built on former Ingol golf course

The land off Wychnor is due for development. It's currently a popular spot with dog walkers. Pic: Blog Preston The first step in building Preston North End’s new training ground is to take place. But it’s new homes which are first to be built on the former Ingol Golf […]

1 month ago
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