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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.

Checco’s closes in Fulwood without warning

Checco's closed off on Saturday (11 November) Checcos at Christmas Pic: Keith Sergeant An Italian restaurant in Preston has closed its doors without warning. Checco’s at the junction of Garstang Road and Watling Street Road in Fulwood […]

7 years ago
Fulwood Library reopening draws closer

Workmen have been spotted in the library Workmen have been spotted in the library Work has begun on reopening one of Preston’s closed libraries. Fulwood Library closed in late September last year but a pledge to reopen […]

7 years ago
Fulwood’s conservation area status up for renewal

The former workhouse and hospital in Watling Street Road is in the conservation area Pic: Tony Worrall The former workhouse and hospital in Watling Street Road is in the conservation area Pic: Tony Worrall One of the earliest examples of a Victorian suburb in the UK is […]

7 years ago
Part of a Preston school has become a listed building

Kennington Primary School is now home to a very unusual listed building Kennington Primary School is now home to a very unusual listed building A unique outdoor classroom at a school in Preston has become grade-II listed. The Bubble at Kennington Primary […]

7 years ago
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Roundabout woes for this couple in Preston

The vehicle came to rest near the old Broughton Printers site Pic: Arj The vehicle came to rest near the old Broughton Printers site Pic: Arj Slippery conditions seem to have caused a camper-van to mount a slope in Fulwood. Motorists on Wednesday […]

7 years ago
Mental health unit opened at Royal Preston Hospital

Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Paul Melling Help for those with mental health problems has been added to Royal Preston Hospital. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has brought in the Arkwright […]

7 years ago
Schoolgirl has broken leg after Fulwood collision

The collision took place near Christ Church in Fulwood Pic: Google The collision took place near Christ Church in Fulwood Pic: Google A schoolgirl is in hospital with a broken leg after a collision in Fulwood. Preston Police were called to […]

7 years ago
What Preston had to say about hospital parking charges

Preston Hospital is making changes to parking fees The change in parking charges at Royal Preston Hospital triggered a huge response from Blog Preston readers. Thousands of people read the […]

7 years ago
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