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Fulwood pays tribute outside Harris Park in memory of Prema Taylor

More than 100 people lined Garstang Road in Fulwood to applaud the funeral procession of Prema Taylor. Harris Park campaigner Prema Taylor died aged 62 earlier this month after a […]

4 months ago
‘True inspiration’ and Harris Park campaigner Prema Taylor has died aged 62

Prema Taylor Harris Park campaigner Prema Taylor has died aged 62. Prema, who lived in Fulwood, passed away peacefully at St. Catherine’s Hospice on Tuesday 4 January. She will be lovingly remembered […]

4 months ago
Disappointment at fresh housing plans for Harris Park

A new application to redevelop Harris Park for residential use has been submitted. The plans would see existing buildings converted to housing, new homes built, and changes to the overall […]

5 months ago
Friends of Harris Park urge Preston City Council to use Levelling Up Fund to buy site for community use

Harris Park, the former orphanage, stands off Garstang Road in Fulwood Pic: Tony Worrall The Friends of Harris Park have urged Preston City Council to consider using the government’s Levelling Up Fund to bring the site back into community use. In a letter to […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Harris Park campaign group apply for right of way access

The former orphanage became the Harris Knowledge Park when owned by the University of Central Lancashire Pic: Tony Worrall Campaigners wanting to preserve the former Harris Park orphanage building and site have applied for public right of way. The right of way application comes as Booths chairman Edwin Booth […]

1 year ago
Harris Park housing plans blocked by Preston City Council as campaigners declare victory

Harris Park, the former orphanage, stands off Garstang Road in Fulwood Pic: Tony Worrall Campaigners battling to stop homes being built within the grounds of Fulwood’s former orphanage at Harris Park have been victorious. Preston City Council’s planning committee voted to reject the proposals […]

1 year ago
Harris Park orphanage housing scheme expected to be rejected

The former orphanage became the Harris Knowledge Park when owned by the University of Central Lancashire Pic: Tony Worrall A multi-millionaire’s proposals to build a housing development in the grounds of a grade-II listed former orphanage and gardens in Fulwood looks set to be thrown out. Yousuf Bhailok had […]

1 year ago
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