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Sharoe Green

News and information about the Sharoe Green area of Preston, Lancashire. It is part of the district known as Fulwood and best known for including Royal Preston Hospital within its borders.

Fulwood Leisure Centre pools closed due to ‘technical fault’

Fulwood Leisure Centre in Black Bull Lane Pic: Blog Preston A Preston leisure centre has closed its swimming pools due to a technical fault. Swimmers arriving at Fulwood Leisure Centre were turned away during Sunday (30 June). It follows a […]

3 weeks ago
Aldi, B&M, Burger King and Costa due to open at new Eastway retail park

Aldi will occupy the space to the left while B&M will move into the middle unit Various retailers including Aldi are due to open at the new mini retail park in Fulwood. Roles are now being advertised for the new Aldi store, which will open later […]

4 weeks ago
Forest school at Preston primary school trashed by vandals

Damage to one of the hutches at the forest school An outdoor learning space for a Preston primary school has been trashed. St Clare’s Primary School in Fulwood has been targeted twice in the last fortnight. The school, in Sharoe […]

4 weeks ago
Fulwood Academy brings in trouble-shooter to help turn it around

Lee Waring and Andy Haughey A headteacher tasked with turning round a failing Fulwood school has brought in his right-hand man from his previous school. Andy Haughey has been made vice-principal for behaviour and attendance […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Royal Preston Hospital’s maternity unit to host open day

Mother and newborn baby Pic: angel4leon/Pixabay Midwives at Royal Preston Hospital are opening their doors to the general public. With the interest in shows such as One Born Every Minute the Lancashire Teaching Hospital Trust is […]

1 month ago
Coroner asks for police investigation into Gareth Roberts death in Fulwood to be resumed

Gareth Roberts died after an incident at a house in Fulwood - two people were arrested on suspicion of murder Police have been asked to look again at how Gareth Roberts died following a fight at a house party in Fulwood. Preston Coroners Court heard Mr Roberts, 36, had gone […]

1 month ago
Fulwood to be start and end point for West Coast Classic cycle race

Expect to see plenty of cyclists out on the city's roads for this Pic: wiggiejo Hundreds of cyclists are expected to pedal into Preston during mid-July. The West Coast Classic takes place on Sunday 14 July. An estimated 750 riders will take place in three […]

1 month ago
Group of “fat middle-aged blokes” to cycle coast to coast for Preston baby charity

L-R: Jason, Dave, Mark, Lee, Ian and Clarke A group of self-confessed “fat middle-aged blokes” from Preston are taking on a coast to coast cycle challenge to raise money for the Baby Beat Appeal. The group is led […]

2 months ago
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