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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

15 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Preston and South Ribble as death toll remains at 175

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Today’s figures from the NHS reveal there have been no further deaths from coronavirus at Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals for the fourth consecutive day. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

2 years ago
Police find missing 92-year-old woman safe and well

A Preston pensioner has gone missing from her home. Update: Police around 8.30pm said Marion had been found safe and well Preston Police say Marion Pilkington was last seen in […]

2 years ago
No new coronavirus hospital deaths in Preston and South Ribble and care home Covid-19 cases update

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has reported no new deaths from coronavirus at Royal Preston and Chorley Hospitals for a third day running. The number of people to have […]

2 years ago
Royal Preston Hospital one of four to work on new coronavirus antibody tests

Inside the lab at Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Royal Preston Hospital has been chosen as one of four hospitals in the UK to work on new Covid-19 antibody tests. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust say they will […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Sumners housing and community centre scheme approved despite neighbourhood objections

The heavy machinery at work at the Sumners site Pic: Chris66092274 A new housing development on the site of a former Preston pub has been approved. Nearby residents have been left riled over the approval of the Sumners scheme with two […]

2 years ago
Fulwood dancer running for Rosemere while marooned in Great Yarmouth

Beth on stage A Fulwood dancer who should be entertaining holidaymakers in Great Yarmouth is instead spending lockdown running to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Beth Woods joined the entertainment team at […]

2 years ago
Preston e-commerce firm offers free service to help struggling local businesses sell online

The EKM office Pic: EKM A Preston-based e-commerce company has created a new free service to help struggling businesses without an online presence to survive the coronavirus pandemic. EKM, which is based in Fulwood, has […]

2 years ago
Volunteer litter picking can be encouraged in Preston under lockdown

Janet Stocks has been a familiar face in Fulwood with her volunteer litter picking Pic: Janet Stocks/Blog Preston Litter picking has classed as a valid form of exercise or reason for being outside. Preston City Council’s green volunteers team say volunteer litter pickers can operate. They’ve issued guidance […]

2 years ago
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