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.

The notices in the Fulwood branch's windows.

Jobs to be lost after Thorntons closes its Fulwood branch

British confectionary giants Thorntons is closing the doors of one of its Preston branches – leaving its five staff members in search of new jobs.

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David Capitan, of Fulwood, climbed Machu Pichu with his step dad Sam Worden, 30, grandad David Finch, 58, and family friend Andy Bell, 61, to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

Fulwood school boy with Cystic Fibrosis achieves dream with Machu Picchu climb

A school boy has become one of the youngest people with cystic fibrosis to climb Machu Picchu.
Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, April 16, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.

The Hall Players cycling team are taking on the St Catherines Hospice in memory of John Nickson

Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride for St Catherine's Hospice in memory of Mr Hospice John Nickson

A popular amateur dramatics star and St Catherine’s fund-raiser will be honoured this summer, as a team of fellow actors ride out in support of the hospice at the Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride.

Firefighters were called out to the incident.

Kitchen blaze at Fulwood

Preston-based firefighters were called out to Fulwood last night after a kitchen blaze got out of hand.

Slice of Sicily in Garstang and the notice in its window as of last Monday (March 19).

Doors slammed shut at Slice of Sicily in Garstang - but owners say it will reopen soon

The future of one of Garstang’s best-loved Italian restaurants is positive despite closure notices in its windows.
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Where to play boules in Lancashire

Boules or pétanque is a traditional game where the goal is to toss or roll hollow steel balls as close as possible to a small wooden ball called a cochonnet or jack, while standing inside a circle with both feet on the ground.
Group Scout leader Norma Bruce with Felicity Lowthian

6th Fulwood Scout Group celebrates 60 years of scouting

Members of 6th Fulwood Scout Group are celebrating 60 years of scouting.
Part of the Boots poem signed by Constance of Bank House, Fulwood

Mystery of the Preston poet and her secret book

A mystery with rhyme - but no reason - has set celebrated Irish writer Fred Johnston on the trail of a Preston poet.


Fulwood pupils wear odd socks to show support of World Down Syndrome Day at Preston school

Youngsters at a Fulwood primary school made a colourful statement, donning their odd socks in support and to raise awareness on International Down Syndrome Day.

Kim Robinson (right) was awarded Weight Watchers Diamond Coach status at her meeting in Ingol Methodist Church at Ingol/Preston, from area service manager Louise Horrocks

Leyland, Preston and Bamber Bridge Weight Watchers leader Kim earns fourth Diamond Coach status

Kim Robinson has been awarded Weight Watchers Diamond Coach status, which celebrates exceptional support to their members during their weight loss journey.
Rosemeres Cathy Skidmore with Eric Wright Groups commercial director Dan Gosling, marketing, PR and CSR manager Suzanne Taylor, CSR administrator Stephanie Lerning, project manager Nick Gavin and Rosemeres central area fund-raising co-ordinator Rebecca Hall

Get ready for Rosemere's tenth annual Walk in the Dark from Chorley to Preston

Participants are invited to take part in Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s tenth annual Walk in the Dark.
Ribbleton Park

Preston parks set for £50k windfall

Preston parks are set to receive a £50k boost as a result of a town hall savings plan.

Sam Worden, 30, Andy Bell, 61, David Finch, 58, and David Capitan, 11, get ready for their Machu Picchu trek for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Fulwood boy set to climb Machu Picchu for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

A school boy who has cystic fibrosis will be trekking up Machu Picchu to raise funds for the charity which supports him.
Marsden Rawsthorns Janet Moffatt and Karen Birchall with Preston City 10 Mile Road Race organiser Michael Brennand and Rosemere Cancer Foundations head of fundraising Dan Hill

Chorley and Preston firm Marsden Rawsthorn to sponsor City of Preston 10 Mile Road Race for Rosemere

Staff from a Lancashire law firm are keeping to a running brief to show support for one of their colleagues who has battled cancer.

Fulwood Leisure Centre

Work starts on £700k Fulwood Leisure Centre revamp

Work will begin next month on a £700,000 revamp of a Preston leisure centre.

Golf course

Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

Louise Hartley

JCB makes large donation to Louise Hartley Memorial Fund

A memorial fund dedicated to a Lancashire journalist has received a generous £50,000 donation as a result of a unique project.

John and Dorothy Davies

Lancashire Evening Post brought together John and Dorothy Davies more than 60 years ago

Dorothy and John Davies are celebrating 60 years of marriage – and it is all down to the Lancashire Post.
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