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

Grimsargh Wetlands celebrates success as number of migrating birds soar

Aerial shot of the three decommissioned reservoirs at Grimsargh Wetlands. Pic: Mark Ashmore. Grimsargh Wetlands on Preston Road is celebrating success as the number of migrating birds has soared. According to data from an annual Whimbrel bird count across Lancashire, organised by the […]

2 days ago
Date set for Grimsargh bridge to be widened with two-week closure

Grimsargh bridge in Preston Road, also known as 'Skew Bridge' Pic: Blog Preston A date has finally been set to widen a bridge on the Preston to Longridge road which has been the scene of traffic bottlenecks for years. Lancashire County Council (LCC) […]

7 days ago
Preston City Council local election results 2024 – Tory leader stands down, Labour’s Ashton Park woes and Lib Dems bounce

The moment Labour lost Lea and Larches ward Pic: Blog Preston The departing Tory opposition group leader on Preston City Council has called for a general election after her group suffered heavy losses at the local polls. Sue Whittam was speaking […]

4 weeks ago
Man in his 60s dies in Grimsargh crash

Emergency services in Preston Road, Grimsargh, during Tuesday evening Pic: Blog Preston A man in his 60s has died after a crash in Grimsargh. Preston Police closed Preston Road near St Michael’s Church for five hours after the crash involving a Mazda […]

4 weeks ago
Serious crash shuts Preston Road at Grimsargh

Emergency services were scrambled to a serious crash in Grimsargh. Preston Road was shut in both directions by Preston Police. The crash took place around 6.45pm on Tuesday (30 April). […]

4 weeks ago
Four months of intermittent closures expected for Grimsargh bridge widening work

Grimsargh bridge A main road on the outskirts of Preston is likely to be shut – on and off – for around four months as part of work to widen a bridge. […]

1 month ago
Huge new factory to be built on edge of Preston with 100 jobs created

Kerakoll's new factory at Roman Way is due to be built by spring 2026 A new factory is being built as a city industrial estate expands. Kerakoll Group has announced it will build a 40,000 square metre production plant on land at the Roman […]

1 month ago
Problematic Grimsargh bridge set to be widened under pinch point plans

Skew Bridge, Grimsargh A bridge is set to be widened as part of plans to unclog a highway pinch point on the outskirts of Preston. The Skew Bridge, on Preston Road in Grimsargh, […]

2 months ago
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