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.

Mother and daughter providing gifts to Royal Preston Hospital cancer patients

Janet Smith and Laura Mellor Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation A mother and daughter duo are helping to make life for cancer patients better at Royal Preston Hospital. Laura Mellor, 34, is living with cancer herself and has teamed up […]

5 months ago
Royal Preston Hospital gets gym refit

David Vesty, a patient at RPH, on the new gym equipment Pic: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals New gym equipment has been put in place at Royal Preston Hospital. Partly funded by a grant of £15,228 from the NHS Charities Together the gym was refitted and will […]

5 months ago
Pothole-ridden Fulwood crossroads set for repairs

Aerial view of Watling Street Road crossroads Pic: Google One of the worst junctions in Preston for potholes is to see road closures for resurfacing work. The junction of Watling Street Road, Garstang Road and Lytham Road has seen […]

5 months ago
Royal Preston Hospital receives upgraded skin cancer detecting kit

Rebecca Arestidou receives the donation for the new dermatoscopes from, left to right, Habibullah Munshi, Ibrahim Vali Bux Matliwala and Abdul Aziz Vali Matliwala, of the Preston-based Rhodi Charitable Trust and The HVM Foundation Upgraded dermatocopes have been bought to help spot skin cancers earlier. Following a donation of £3,382 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation the hand-held devices are now being used by specialist skin […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood Academy shut for two days for ‘additional structural surveys’

Entrance to Fulwood Academy in Black Bull Lane Pic: Google A second Preston school will stay shut for the first two days of the autumn term, so that a structural survey can be carried out to confirm that its facilities […]

6 months ago
Sharoe Green hospital and life as nurse in the 1960s

Sharoe Green Hospital when it was a workhouse Pic: Sharoe Green Hospital began life as a workhouse, in 1869, and was still used as a workhouse hospital until 1929. Preston Borough Council owned and operated it until the NHS […]

6 months ago
Fulwood mosque makes latest Rosemere Cancer Foundation donation

Members of the management team from Fulwood’s Masjid-e-Salaam Mosque, joined by Mayor of Preston, Coun. Yakub Patel (third left) and Professor Mohammed Munavvar (fourth left), present Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust’s head of charities Dan Hill with their Rosemere Cancer Foundation donation A city mosque has now notched up donations to Rosemere Cancer Foundation of almost £15,000 this summer. Masjid-e-Salaam Mosque in Watling Street Road, Fulwood, presented their latest cheque of £5,000 […]

6 months ago
First ever T-Level students receive results at Preston College

Left to right: Zac Wilkinson, Assistant Head of Construction; Raphaela Antcliffe; Adyan Hussain; Zach Trenchard; Logan Clitheroe; Oliver Fullard; Aasam Ehsan; Harry Collison; and Ali Ahmed, Team Leader/Tutor: Professional Construction. The first ever T-Level students have received their results at Preston College. Equivalent to three A-levels the new qualification saw a 96 per cent pass rate across science, health and […]

6 months ago
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