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Grimsargh

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

Firefighters bring Longridge Fell woodland fire under control

What the fire service discovered while working near Longridge Fell Pic: Lancashire Fire Service Firefighters have brought the woodland fire on Longridge Fell under control. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service had 10 crews at the fire in Dutton, between Preston and Longridge, since shortly […]

20 hours ago
Crowdfunding appeal launches for water and supplies for firefighters tackling Longridge and Darwen fires

Cases of bottled water which were taken up to firefighters Pic: Phil Manning One kind-hearted Leyland man has been helping firefighters tackle their thirst and hunger while tackling moorland and woodland fires. Phil Manning has set up a fundraiser to ensure fire crews […]

1 day ago
Aerial footage shows Longridge Fell fire as firefighters resume efforts at first light

Firefighters have resumed their efforts to tackle a wildfire near Longridge. Crews have been tackling the fire since just before 2pm on Sunday (May 31). Five fire engines remained overnight […]

1 day ago
Firefighters bring building fire near Goosnargh under control

Residents in Inglewhite Road, near Goosnargh, were advised to keep their doors and windows closed while firefighters tackled a blaze. Crews from Fulwood, Preston, Longridge, Bamber Bridge and Garstang were […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston woman suffers ‘serious injuries’ after BMW overturns in Ribble Valley crash

Longsight Road, the A59, was closed for nearly seven hours as police investigated the crash Pic: Google A woman from Preston is in hospital with serious chest, face and finger injuries after a crash in the Ribble Valley. The 23-year-old was a passenger in a black BMW […]

6 days ago
Rottweiler dog missing after Hoghton crash which left van driver in hospital

The crash took place in Blackburn Old Road Pic: Google A Rottweiler has gone on the run following a crash in Hoghton. Chorley Police were called to Blackburn Old Road at 8.10am on Wednesday (May 27). A Peugeot Partner van […]

6 days ago
Social distancing warning ahead of Beacon Fell being busy this weekend

A view of Beacon Fell Pic: Chris Mocha The first weekend of relaxed lockdown rules have seen a warning issued by Lancashire County Council. Dozens of daytrippers are expected to head for country parks in Preston and Lancashire. […]

3 weeks ago
Horns Dam caravan park applies to more than double in size

The Horns Dam caravan park has been gradually expanding the number of pitches Pic: Google A caravan park near Goosnargh is planning to expand. The Horns Dam site already has space for 16 touring caravans. The site includes three fishing lakes and the Horns Dam […]

3 weeks ago
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