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News and information about the area of Fulwood, which stretches from Lightfoot Lane in the north to Blackpool Rd in the centre of the city. Including Greyfriars, Sharoe Green, Garrison, Brookfield and also parts of Tulketh and Plungington

Royal Preston Hospital staff to benefit from £250k donation from local firm

Staff working at Royal Preston Hospital are set to benefit from a £250,000 donation from local business James Hall and Co Ltd, Spar Distribution Centre for the North of England. The donation will enable the […]

4 years ago
Coronavirus deaths revealed by postcode as confirmed Covid-19 deaths rise to 71 in Preston and South Ribble

The drive-through coronavirus testing facility at Preston's College Pic: StePNE The number of confirmed deaths from Coronavirus in each district of Preston and South Ribble has been revealed. Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show a total of […]

4 years ago
Fulwood school producing 3D printed valves that could turn snorkel masks into ventilators

Charlotte Valve samples produced by Archbishop staff Staff from Archbishop Temple School in Fulwood have used the school’s 3D printers to produce sample valves that could convert a full-face swim mask into a life-saving ventilator. As well […]

4 years ago
Flats, community centre and shops plans for former Sumners pub site due for green light

One of the apartment blocks planned as part of the Sumners proposals Two apartment blocks, a community centre and shops in a new development on the site of a former Preston pub look set to go ahead. The Sumners was demolished in […]

4 years ago
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Preston NHS heroes receive share of welfare packs worth £85,000

Ward 12 staff with their packs NHS heroes at Royal Preston Hospital have received a share of 4,000 welfare packs containing donated items valued at around £85,000. The packs were put together for frontline clinical staff […]

4 years 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 […]

4 years ago
Fulwood girl using lockdown to become a crafty YouTuber

Lockdown has seen one Fulwood girl beginning to become a YouTube sensation. Six-year-old Kennedy has set up her own channel on the online video service to encourage other children to […]

4 years ago
Key workers can now book coronavirus tests online as Preston test site continues to see queues

Aerial view of the Covid-19 test site at Preston's College in Fulwood A new Government website is available for key workers with symptoms to book a Coronavirus test. The tests are available for key workers or anyone in their household, if they […]

4 years ago
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