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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

Clinical coronavirus trials at Royal Preston Hospital see hundreds sign up

Blood tests taken during a clinical trial Pic: Pixabay Trials to find ways to treat Covid-19 at Royal Preston Hospital have seen more than 500 patients come forward to take part. Lancashire Teaching Hispitals is one of many hospitals […]

2 years ago
Preston’s Bhailok family donate 5,400 antibody coronavirus testing kits to the NHS

The Bhailok family with NHS staff presenting their donation at Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals A multi-millionaire family from Preston have secured thousands of new coronavirus anti-body testing kits for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. The Bhailok family, who have been urging Preston to help raise £1million […]

2 years ago
Rockprest due to take place in Moor Park this summer is cancelled

Main stage at Rockprest One of Preston’s largest summer events has been cancelled. Rockprest was due to take place in Moor Park on the weekend of 27 and 28 June. Organisers say they have […]

2 years ago
Subway reopens three branches in Preston

Subway is offering food for takeaway, delivery and orders placed through its app Subway is to reopen three stores in Preston and Penwortham. The sandwich chain announced on Tuesday (May 12) it was bringing back around a quarter of all its UK outlets. […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston councillor stands down to become a doctor

Councillor Ian Donnell A Preston councillor is standing down to join to front line efforts in the coronavirus pandemic. Councillor Ian Donnell is stepping down from representing Preston Rural East. Now a qualified […]

2 years ago
Lorry fire shut the M55 and M6 at Preston during Saturday evening

The lorry could be seen burning on the hard shoulder of the motorway Pic: Highways England A lorry driver escaped from their burning vehicle during Saturday evening. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent four crews to deal with a lorry on fire on the M6. The […]

2 years ago
Fulwood veteran gets surprise visit from the Prime Minister on the 75th anniversary of VE Day

A centenarian from Fulwood had a surprise visit from Boris Johnson on VE Day. Speaking on a live video link, the prime minister thanked Ernie Horsfall, 102, for his efforts […]

2 years ago
Royal Preston Hospital expanded critical care unit to open early

Royal Preston Hospital staff outside the newly enlarged critical care unit Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals A new critical care unit at Royal Preston Hospital is to open ahead of schedule. Hospital bosses say donations from the public have meant the work has been fast-tracked. Costing […]

2 years ago
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