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Army motorbike display to ride one last time at Preston Military Show

Corporal Ryan The White Helmets performing one of their tricks Army riders are to perform for a final time in Preston this weekend. The White Helmets have spent 90 years putting on […]

7 years ago
Preston war museum wants to reunite medal with soldier’s family

Private Cooper’s medal with museum curator Jane Davies A final call is being made to try and reunite the medal of a war hero with his family. Private Alfred Cooper’s […]

7 years ago
Preston politicians fail to present united front on Barracks closure

No smoke without fire! Passions were raised in the debate about Fulwood Barracks Pic: Stephen Geraghty No smoke without fire! Passions were raised in the debate about Fulwood Barracks Pic: Stephen Geraghty A Tory councillor has expressed her disappointment after saying she was forced to vote […]

7 years ago
Defence Secretary urged to reconsider ‘misguided’ Fulwood Barracks closure

Marching band at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Tony Worrall Marching band at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Tony Worrall Councillors have been asked to urge the Defence Secretary to re-consider the proposal to close Fulwood Barracks. Branded as ‘ill-conceived, misguided and […]

7 years ago
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How serving at Fulwood Barracks is a soldier’s dream

Meeting Prince Charles during his visit to Fulwood Barracks Choosing my first location to be based as a 16-year-old army medic was a no brainer! I mean a girl from the north, I could only choose Fulwood Barracks at […]

7 years ago
Fulwood Barracks from the beginning: a short history

Fulwood Barracks engraving. The Main Entrance 1857 Fulwood Barracks in Preston was built upon a part of the site of the old race course over which the ancient Watling-street passed and was […]

8 years ago
Petition calls for Fulwood Barracks decision to be reversed

A family day at Fulwood Barracks Pic: Tony Worrall Hundreds of names have already been signed in a petition calling on the Ministry of Defence to scrap the decision to close Fulwood Barracks. On Monday night Preston learned decades of […]

8 years ago
Fulwood Barracks is to close and be sold off

Preston is no longer to be home to British troops in six years time. The city’s grade-II listed barracks in Fulwood is to be decommissioned. A report from the Ministry […]

8 years ago
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