Motorway traffic stopped after overnight raid in Fulwood

Motorway traffic was brought to a stop in Preston last night after would-be burglars made off from a raid, say police.
Group Relative Cool perform at Our Lady's Festi-ful

School transforms annual summer fair into new festival in Fulwood

Flower crowns, a band, DJ and circus activities kicked off a brand new festival at a primary school in Fulwood.

Greyfriars Hall

Cricket pitch set to make way for homes

Members of one of Preston’s wealthiest families have been given permission to build two detached houses on a former cricket pitch in the grounds of a Fulwood mansion.

Cancer survivors George and Sandra Turner

Cancer Help in Ribbleton and Garstang celebrates 30 years: How its support has helped others

As Cancer Help marks its 30th year, Natalie Walker talks to cancer survivors and patients who have needed the support of the charity's services.
Fulwood & Broughton batsman Mark Smith

Big Interview: Ambitious plans at Fulwood & Broughton Cricket Club

Exciting ground development plans could turn Fulwood and Broughton into one of the premier local cricket venues in the county.

Local Cricket
Lancashire Post staff wore football shirts to raise money for Joseph's Goal

Lancashire Post staff wore football tops for Joseph's Goal

Staff at Lancashire Post got into the spirit of the World Cup by swapping their shirt and ties for football tops.
Firefighters were on the scene

Firefighters tackle blaze at Preston home

Firefighters battled a blaze which broke out in a plastic garden store at a home in Preston.
Volunteers at the Rosemere Coffee Shop at Royal Preston Hospital raised 10,698 last year for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Volunteers at the Rosemere Coffee Shop at Royal Preston Hospital raised more than £10,000

Volunteers at the Rosemere Coffee Shop at Royal Preston Hospital raised £10,698 last year for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation.
Ruth Naylor - Real Life Story

Preston and Kirkham mum marks end of cancer treatment by doing Race for Life

A Preston mum is celebrating being given the all-clear by doctors by taking part in Race for Life to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

Broughton and District Club: Members playing crown green bowling

Broughton and District Club has sports and games suitable for the whole community

Broughton and District Club is a hive of activity for members young and old.

The site opposite Broughton Printers

Project Update: Final element of retail park bid given green light

Land off Eastway and Oliver's Place in Fulwood.

Conway Park

Pitch perfect boost for Preston youth football club

Preston’s next generation of football stars stand to benefit from a major funding boost to improve their pitches as part of a council scheme.
The car park at Royal Preston Hospital

Extension could ease parking woes at Preston hospital

Hospital bosses have been granted permission for plans designed to ease staff parking woes at the Royal Preston site in Fulwood.

Peter Mileham at his home in Fulwood

Five minutes with Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s new chairman Peter Mileham

When former marketing director Peter Mileham came up with the name Rosemere Cancer Foundation 20 years ago, little did he know just how much influence he would have over the charity’s success.

John Rutter

Choral master John Rutter gives singing workshop in Fulwood for Methodist Action

Music legend John Rutter gave guests a singing masterclass to help raise funds for a homeless charity.

Joe Howard

Ashton grandad urges other men to volunteer at Cancer Research UK's Race for Life in Preston

A father-of-four is encouraging other men to offer their time as volunteers at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
The A59

Preston's 'highway to hell' is one of top-10 most congested roads in country

It is a journey of just over three miles.

Firefighters were called out to a burning car in Preston

Burning car believed to be arson attack

Firefighters in Preston were called out to a burning car in the early hours of this morning in a suspected arson incident.

left to right - Magda Kalita, Karolina Scigala, Steve Blackburn, Lee Nuttall, Debbie Sutton, Catherine Clayton, Graham Robinson from Zebra Technologies who will be taking part in the Great Manchester Run. (other members running include Ian Macleod & Natalie Blackburn)

Zebra Technologies staff on their marks and ready to go for Great Manchester Run in aid of Heartbeat

A team of Fulwood workers will pound the pavements for the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run next month.

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