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News and information about the Larches area of Preston, Lancashire. Part of Ashton-on-Ribble the Larches estate is one of the largest in the city.

Preston boxer Mick Hall who has battled drink and drugs now faces redeeming title fight

Mick Hall is staying on the straight and narrow - and seeing boxing success Preston middleweight Mick Hall has revealed his forthcoming contest for the Central Area title in Wigan in December is his last chance to redeem himself from drink and drugs. Hall, […]

3 years ago
Scott Fitzgerald on turning pro and getting ready for his Guild Hall bout

Scott Fitzgerald at the Larches gym where he continues to train Pic: Richard Stanley It’s been a sharp learning curve for Scott Fitzgerald – but one he is relishing as a rising star of British boxing. The Preston light-middleweight won a welterweight gold medal […]

3 years ago
Two people in hospital after Greaves Town Lane crash

Emergency services near Lea Primary School on Wednesday The rider of a motorbike and his passengers are in hospital after a crash in Larches on Wednesday evening. A black Kawasaki motorcycle collided with a silver Jaguar in Greaves […]

3 years ago
Crash involving motorbike closes road near Preston primary school

Greaves Town Lane has been closed to traffic Pic: Benny McNally Police closed a road in Larches after a crash involving a motorbike. A motorcyclist is understood to have been treated at the scene on Wednesday afternoon. The road was closed […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Speed humps and junction table could be placed in Larches

Speed humps are among several traffic calming measures that could be placed in the Larches area of Preston. Approval is being sought for the Lancashire County Council Scheme, which hopes […]

3 years ago
Watch men enter Larches back yard during attempted burglary

Police are looking for three men seen in a back yard in Larches. Footage released by the family targeted shows nothing being taken during the attempted burglary. Francis Gillian said […]

3 years ago
Why was there a plane circling over Preston?

A Cessna was flying low over Preston late on Saturday night Pic: Wikimedia Commons A plane circling over the North West edge of Preston late on Saturday night caused alarm. The private Cessna 208b was doing loops in the Lea and Ingol area. Listed […]

3 years ago
Orbit bus remembered in campaigning poem

The Orbit bus route An ode to a bus service axed by Preston Bus has been penned. Harry Spillman, who proclaims himself as the ‘Poet Larcheate’, has lamented the passing of the Orbit bus […]

3 years ago
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