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

Grimsargh new homes allowed after planning appeal

Unused fields in Grimsargh could be turned into new homes if a planning application is given the green light An appeal by a developer to build 70 new homes on the edge of Preston has been successful. Wain Homes applied for permission to build new homes on greenfield land […]

6 years ago
Missing Preston woman Fidelma Noonan found

Fidelma Noonan Lancashire Police have found a missing Preston woman safe and well. Fidelma Noonan, 55, was reported missing after not being seen since Thursday morning. The police said she was found […]

6 years ago
Search for missing Preston woman Fidelma Noonan

Fidelma Noonan Police are appealing for help to find a Preston woman not seen since Thursday morning. Fidelma Noonan was last seen on Whittingham Lane, Whittingham, at 8.30am. The 55-year-old was wearing […]

6 years ago
Arrests made after Hoghton burglary

Police have made arrests following a burglary in Hoghton. The arrests came following information from members of the public. Two police dogs were used to track down the suspects. Lancashire […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Concern grows for Preston man missing since Bank Holiday Monday

Police are asking for information about Nigel Wheeler's whereabouts A Preston man has not been seen since Bank Holiday Monday. Police are growingly increasingly worried for the whereabouts of Nigel Wheeler. Wheeler, 48, left his home address on Knowsley […]

6 years ago
So, what existed before the Courtaulds factory at Red Scar?

With the forthcoming ‘Colours of the World: Made in Preston’ project in mind, I began to think about what existed on the site of the former Courtaulds prior to the […]

6 years ago
In pictures: Demolition at former Whittingham Mental Hospital

Rubble as one of the former hospital buildings is demolished Once one of the largest mental hospitals in the country, these haunting pictures show the demolition of the Whittingham Mental Hospital. Sitting just on the edge of Preston the buildings […]

6 years ago
Easter Farmers’ Market at Hoghton Tower

Meat stall at previous Hoghton Tower market A Farmers’ Market is taking place at Hoghton Tower on Monday. There will be a Tudor theme as the Tower’s barn area is turned into an Easter Farmers’ Market with […]

6 years ago
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