The main entrance of the Watling Street Road former Fulwood workhouse of 1868
The Watling Street Road former Fulwood workhouse of 1868. It was designed by Leigh Hall of Bolton, formerly of Manchester architects Hayley Son & Hall, and was completed in 1868.
 
Not My Workhouse
Since I have recently discovered that two of my 3 great grandparents died in your workhouse in 1899 and 1896 ... for more see the messages page.
 
Flower Power
North of Preston Flower Club, which is affliliated to the NAFAS (National Association of Flower Arranging Societies), meets on the third Wednesday of each month (except August) at St. Martin's Hall, Broadway, Fulwood at 2.15 pm.

The meetings consist of a flower arranging demonstration given by an Area or National Demonstrator followed by a raffle for the arrangements, which are all stunning and well worth winning.

We have recently been on a trip with Lytham Flower Club to the National Show at Harrogate and we hope to have more trips next year.

New members and visitors are always welcome. Annual subscriptions are 24 due in January. Visitors fee 4.
 
Personal E-mail Addresses
Is your e-mail address memorable? Can your relatives or children remember it? If not, we can provide something more personal at very low cost. For more details please click here.
 

Ful wood

Information for and about Fulwood, Preston and the wider area.

Local events are publicised free of charge, simply e-mail us with the details.

If you can help with any of the queries on the website please e-mail messages2009(@)fulwood.com.


Preston MPs, their expenses claims and the general election

We have a page dedicated to Preston and Lancashire MPs and their expense claims. As the general election approaches we may be able to offer some useful comments or observations. Our approach is not party political but focuses on issues that might affect any consideration of the wider suitability of potential candidates to be an MP.

Featured MPs include Mark Hendrick, the MP for Preston whose constituency home is in Fulwood, Nigel Evans, the MP for Ribble Valley whose constituency currently includes Fulwood and Ben Wallace who represents Lancaster & Wyre and whose revised constituency will include Fulwood from after the forthcoming election.

Sponsored Bicycle Ride in aid of the David Mather Foundation

On 9 August 2009, Rachael, Kate, Larisa, Lucy and Rachel from Fulwood cycled 26.3 miles in aid of the David Mather Foundation. Their ride took them through Deepdale, Frenchwood, Cuerdon Valley Park, Whittle-le-Woods and into the outskirts of Leyland, before they turned back for Fulwood via Penwortham, Avenham Park and Moor Park.
All dressed up with somewhere to go. Left to right, Rachael, Kate, Larisa, Lucy and Rachel.
Dressed to go. Left to right, Rachael, Kate, Larisa, Lucy and Rachel.
Wheels at the ready.
Wheels at the ready.
Carefree cycling in Cuerdon Valley Park.
Carefree cycling in Cuerdon Valley Park.
A car park snack in Whittle-le-Woods.
A car park snack in Whittle-le-Woods.
Back to base for a well-deserved meal. Total journey time, including an early detour for a bicycle pump, about 5 hours.
Total journey time, including an early detour for a bicycle pump, about 5 hours.

Selected Links

Dukes theatre & cinema. Worth the journey. This Lancaster based theatre has acquired a well-deserved reputation for innovation and entertainment. We're fans of the summer outdoor productions in Williamson Park and the family Christmas show is particularly popular. Lots of mainstream and independent movie screenings.
Preston Impact Youth Group. Impact is a Catholic Church supported initiative which brings young people together for fun and action. It's run by young people and wants to bring about change on matters that affect young people.

More pages from Fulwood
Earlier front page snippets, Personal e-mail addresses, downloads, telephone contacts, general enquiries form and local history.

Our site of the month is the House of Commons

The House of Commons introduction doesn't mention the MPs' expenses scandal, but the expense claims of any particular MP can be viewed and downloaded via  Allowances by MP. This pages provides a list of all MPs with links to some of their expense claims. At the time of writing the Metropolitan Police Service are apparently investigating a small number of MPs for possible fraud.

Meeting at the corner of Black Bull Lane and Garstang Road
Meeting at the corner of Black Bull Lane and Garstang Road

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