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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

The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley affected by Covid-19 last week

A woman having a coronavirus test New figures have revealed the areas of Preton, South Ribble and Chorley to have recorded positive coronavirus tests in the week from August 28 to September 3. Read more: The areas affected by coronavirus between August 22 – 28 Moor Park […]

2 years ago
Preston Community Support Hub comes to a close after successful summer

PNECET have taken over the Fulwood Heroes hub The Preston North End Community and Education Trust’s (PNECET) Community Support food provision service has now ended after a successful summer of providing support to vulnerable families in Preston and […]

2 years ago
New centre at Royal Preston Hospital assists mental health rehabilitation

The modern and peaceful interior of the Skylark Centre Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust has opened a new rehabilitation unit at Royal Preston Hospital, to support patients recovering from mental health conditions. The Skylark Centre will deliver […]

2 years ago
Penwortham man tackles 113-mile cycling challenge for local neonatal charity

Afiyah Master from Preston has a video message recorded by staff to be sent to her family Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Penwortham resident David Rose is set to take on one of the country’s most difficult cycling challenges to raise money for neonatal charity Baby Beat. The Fred Whitton Challenge consists of a 113-mile […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 29 to September 4

Hugh Carthy riding in the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Fulwood and Walton-le-Dale saw the closure and opening of coronavirus testing centres, and The Living City project launched its […]

2 years ago
Work begins to turn former Fulwood pub into Muslim centre

A volunteer from Noorani Education Centre working on the site Work has started to turn the former Withy Trees pub in Fulwood into a Muslim place of worship, teaching centre and foodbank. Photos taken by a Brackenbury Road resident show […]

2 years ago
Fulwood cyclist Hugh Carthy rides the Tour de France

Hugh Carthy at the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard This is a guest post. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. 26-year-old Hugh Carthy from Fulwood has become the first Prestonian to ride […]

2 years ago
Coronavirus testing site closes in Fulwood as new facility opens in Walton-le-Dale

Preston's College Pic: @GentryPNE A drive-through coronavirus testing site is open at Walton-le-Dale Park and Ride. The facility opened on Saturday (29 August) and will continue to operate for the foreseeable future. Testing will be […]

2 years ago
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