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

Whittingham Mental Hospital: Bulldozers start work at former asylum near Preston

Whittingham ballroom The next stage of developing Whittingham Mental Asylum has begun as the bulldozers set in. Plans to build 650 homes on the site were given the green light and the […]

6 years ago
Birds of prey event at Beacon Fell

Owl being held Owls, hawks, buzzards, falcons and eagles will take to the skies at Beacon Fell on Friday. The Friends of Beacon Fell birds of prey sees flying demonstrations at the Bowland […]

6 years ago
Grimsargh homes public inquiry to take place at Town Hall

Residents in Grimsargh are preparing to do battle with housing developers once more. Wainhomes want to build up to 70 new homes off Ribblesdale Drive in the village just on […]

6 years ago
How City Deal worth millions to Preston will change the face of the city forever

The majority of the City Deal work is to happen in the West of the city Detailed plans have been released showing how the shape of Preston will be changed forever by a multi-million pound plan. The City Deal, worth £434m in funds for new projects […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Second real ale and sausage festival planned for Whittingham

A three day beer and sausage festival takes place on the outskirts of Preston in May. During the Bank Holiday weekend the second Whittingham Beer and Sausage Festival is hosted […]

6 years ago
Abandoned car clue after woman and children tied up in house raid

Car recovered by police which they believe was used in the robbery Police have arrested four men following a robbery where several firearms were stolen. Three men aged 23,24 and 34 from Preston and a 20-year-old man from Liverpool have been arrested […]

6 years ago
Missing Preston man George Mayo found safe and well

George Mayo has been reported missing Police in Preston have announced missing Whittingham man George Mayo has been found safe and well. Police said the man, who disappeared on Tuesday last week, was found in Cambridgeshire.

6 years ago
Katherine Jenkins and James Blunt to headline St Catherine’s Hospice concerts

Jenkins returns to the city after her Guild appearance Opera and pop superstars Katherine Jenkins and James Blunt are to headline a pair of charity concerts in Preston. The Symphony at the Tower events at Hoghton Tower raise tens […]

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