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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

Fulwood primary school scoops second place in national Christmas play competition

Bethlehem's Got Talent Queen’s Drive Primary School have been selected as the runner-up of Virgin Media’s Christmas Stars competition, which saw schools from around the country submit their ideas to see if they […]

2 years ago
Police thank teenagers who detained wanted Preston criminal during shop raid

Stephen Bosanko Police have thanked three teenagers who grappled a notorious Preston criminal to the ground during an armed raid at a shop in Preston. Officers were called to the Spar in […]

2 years ago
Meet the Preston women hoping to represent England at the Walking Football World Cup

Four ladies from Preston are hoping to represent England in the first ever Women’s Walking Football World Cup. Anne-Marie Craven, Nicola Rutherford, Alison Hitchen and Louise Cafferky all made debuts […]

2 years ago
Pupil power sees Fulwood school join the war against plastic

ATS pupils with compostable and biodegradable packaging A Fulwood school is fighting the war against plastic thanks to pupil power. Pupils at Archbishop Temple School decided they wanted to make a positive change to reduce the amount of […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement General election 2019 results for Wyre and Preston North

Ballot Box Wyre and Preston North has elected its new MP and it is Ben Wallace. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 16,781 votes compared to 14,151 at the 2017 general election. […]

2 years ago
Pair of suspected rogue traders arrested after brave OAP raised the alarm

A pair of suspected rogue traders have been arrested thanks to the bravery of an elderly woman in Fulwood. The men, who have not been named, targeted the OAP telling […]

2 years ago
How an act of kindness in a Preston sandwich shop gave this man the strength to go on

John with Becky (centre) after her act of kindness A Preston man who’s brother is critically ill in Royal Preston Hospital has praised the “compassion and humanity” of a sandwich shop employee. John Swarbrick has been visiting his brother, […]

2 years ago
Fulwood Academy to stay shut for the rest of the week

Philip Grant, started at Fulwood Academy on 25 February, a day before Ofsted came in to inspect it Fulwood Academy will remain closed for the rest of the week after problems with the fire alarm. The school has set up an emergency control room to ensure children’s education […]

2 years ago
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