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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.

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) […]

10 months ago
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 […]

10 months 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 […]

10 months 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 […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

11 months ago
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 […]

12 months 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 year 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 […]

1 year ago
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