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The village of Grimsargh sits to the North East edge of Preston, a short drive from the major motorway links

Dramatic new play to premiere on the site of Whittingham Asylum

Whittingham ballroom First World War soldiers in barracks Pic: Eric Northey A play about the drama of life in Whittingham Asylum during the First World War will premiere on the old asylum site. The […]

1 day ago
Recycling Lives wants its recycling park to operate for longer

The fragmentiser in action The fragmentation machine at Recycling Lives A recycling plant has applied to be able to operate earlier in the morning and later into the evening. Recycling Lives wants to extend […]

6 days ago
Exhibition to explore hidden histories of Whittingham Asylum

If only walls could speak. Inside the former Whittingham mental hospital. Pic: scrappynw Nurses in Ward 1. Left: S Best (standing) and M Martin. Right: G Heighton or M Dooley and Margaret Smith. Image courtesy of the Harris An exhibition will explore the […]

1 week ago
Driver arrested and passenger in hospital after speed camera car crash

What remains of the speed camera in Longridge Road Pic: Stephen Melling What remains of the speed camera in Longridge Road Pic: Stephen Melling A man remains in hospital after a car he was a passenger in hit a speed camera in […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Grimsargh and Longridge ‘roadworks alley’ causing long delays

Roadworks signs have gone up along Preston Road in Grimsargh and into Longridge Pic: EsbenS Roadworks signs have gone up along Preston Road in Grimsargh and into Longridge Pic: EsbenS Motorists heading between Longridge and Preston are facing extended journeys due to a run of […]

4 weeks ago
Stargazing to take place at Hoghton Tower

A chance to glimpse the stars is taking place at Hoghton Tower in November. Stargazing at the Tower takes place on Sunday 11 November and sees the banqueting hall turned […]

1 month ago
Scare Kingdom brings its latest Halloween scare attraction to Preston

Inside one of the Scare Kingdom attractions Inside one of the Scare Kingdom attractions A decade of scaring people in Preston is being marked as Scare Kingdom returns to the outskirts of the city. Voted as the […]

1 month ago
Goosnargh residents prepare to fight housing plans

An overhead view of the Bushell's Farm development An overhead view of the Bushell’s Farm development Hundreds of residents in two villages on the outskirts of Preston have vowed to derail potential housing developments. Proposals for hundreds of […]

2 months ago
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