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Fulwood Barracks closure is put back by MOD – as campaigners vow to fight on

The original barracks building is due for refurbishment as part of the plans Military historians within Fulwood Barracks have been reacting to the decision to keep the site operating for longer than planned. The Ministry of Defence confirmed during Thursday (28 February) that […]

3 years ago
Tornado farewell flypast to go over Preston

Royal Air Force Tornado GR4s arrive back in the UK at RAF Marham having completed almost 40 years serving the UK on military operations across the world Pic: Ministry of Defence After four decades of service one of Britain’s iconic warplanes is to make its final flight. The Tornado is being retired from service. Preston is braced to hear the roar […]

3 years ago
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 […]

5 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 […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

6 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 […]

6 years ago
Fulwood Barracks gym and new buildings plan set for approval

The original barracks building is due for refurbishment as part of the plans Fulwood Barracks looks set for expansion as more troops move in to Preston. Plans from the Ministry of Defence were submitted in August to build a new gym and store […]

7 years ago
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