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Simon Rigby to appear in court for bankruptcy hearing

Simon Rigby is to appear in court for a bankruptcy hearing next month. Preston City Council has confirmed it, and other creditors, may join a claim initiated by Clifton Quality […]

1 day ago
Simon Rigby responds as Preston City Council take control of Preston Guild Hall

Simon Rigby says he will be taking legal advice after being stripped of ownership of Preston Guild Hall. Preston City Council used a special urgency decision to take back the […]

5 days ago
Preston Guild Hall goes back into council ownership

The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Paul Melling Simon Rigby has been stripped of ownership of Preston Guild Hall. Preston City Council has stepped in to take on the building and venue after saying there had been ‘significant […]

5 days ago
Guild Hall administrators say they will announce new operator in days

The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall A new operator for the Guild Hall and Charter Theatre could be announced in a matter of days. Earlier today, Simon Rigby declared the venue open with immediate effect, claiming […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement The Guild Hall is back open under new charity

Simon Rigby took on the Guild Hall in 2014 Pic: Tony Worrall A charity haas stepped in to take over the Guild Hall and Charter Theatre, throwing open the doors with immediate effect. The Guild Foundation, a Registered Charity formed to develop […]

5 days ago
Preston Guild Hall negotiations for new operator update given as administrators begin process

Simon Rigby took on the Guild Hall in 2014 Pic: Tony Worrall Simon Rigby has revealed he wants to buy the leasehold back from his administrators for the Guild Hall. Beverley Ellice Budsworth of The Business Debt Advisor were called in to […]

1 week ago
Preston Guild Hall ticket-holders who paid by cash may not get a refund

Preston Guild Hall was closed as a venue and the parent firm placed into administration Pic: Tony Worrall Ticket-holders for shows at Preston Guild Hall who paid by cash have been told they may not get their money back. Simon Rigby mothballed the venue and called in the […]

2 weeks ago
Opinion: Simon Rigby’s Preston Guild Hall venture had warning signs written all over it – but does this now present an opportunity for the city?

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Warning signs have been there regarding Preston Guild Hall for a long time. Simon Rigby is not a subtle man. I want to be a landlord, he said, and refocus […]

3 weeks ago
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