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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

Students’ time capsule installed in UCLan development

L-R Ian Roberts, Shaheen Gul, Bob Turner, Aidan Nelson and Phoebe Dennis outside the new Student Centre with the time capsule A time capsule designed by the students of a Preston high school has been planted into the foundations of the University of Central Lancashire’s new £60 million Student Centre building. […]

2 years ago
More Preston and South Ribble libraries reopening this week

Ingol Library sign More libraries are due to reopen across Preston and South Ribble this week. Libraries at Bamber Bridge, Kingsfold, Kirkham and Sharoe Green reopen today (Wednesday 30 September). The library at […]

2 years ago
Preston Mayor cuts the ribbon as Lancashire Vaccination Centre opens in Fulwood

Mayor at Vaccination Centre The Mayor of Preston, Councillor David Borrow, cut the ribbon at the opening of the Lancashire Vaccination Centre in Fulwood this week. At a socially-distanced ceremony on Monday 28 September, […]

2 years ago
Baby Beat funds new sensory therapy experience for sick babies in Preston

Baby Beat funds new multi-sensory therapy experience for preterm and sick babies at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Babies on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Royal Preston Hospital are set to benefit from a multi-sensory therapy experience. A grant for a mobile play therapy unit called The […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood grandad replaces Peruvian Andes with Preston Guild Wheel for charity trek

John and daughter Leonie with Oscar and Sid on the Guild Wheel walk Had it not been for the coronavirus pandemic, Fulwood man John Farnden would have been trekking the Peruvian Andes to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation this year. Instead, John […]

2 years ago
Commemorative plaque at Royal Preston Hospital for much-loved doctor

Dr Prab Salpekar A plaque has been erected at Royal Preston Hospital’s new Critical Care Unit in memory of Dr Prab Salpekar, a much-loved and highly-respected Lancashire physician. Dr Salpekar, who passed away […]

2 years ago
Fulwood nurse shaves head in show of support for cancer patients

Lesley Young-Ewen's Covid Cut-off Theatre nurse Lesley Young-Ewen’s lockdown proved a hair-raising experience. Lesley, 57, who works at Fulwood Hall Hospital, had her head shaved to raise £1,125 plus £150 in Gift Aid for […]

2 years ago
Queen’s Drive Primary School in Fulwood closed due to positive coronavirus test

Queen's Drive Primary School in Black Bull Lane, Fulwood Pic: Google Queen’s Drive Primary School, Fulwood has been temporarily closed as a result of a positive Covid-19 test. Pupils in all year groups have been sent home but have not been […]

2 years ago
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