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

Thin green line between Grimsargh and Preston defended after planning appeal

Green fields under threat from development The green gap between Grimsargh and Preston has been defended further by a recent planning appeal dismissal. Inspector Alison Lea said the “area of separation” between the village and the […]

6 years ago
Preston author charting the history of aviation in Lancashire is a high flyer

Jim Longworth An aviation historian’s book celebrating the achievements of pioneering Lancashire test pilots has been winging its way up the book charts. Waterstones’ says the two volumes of Test Flying in […]

6 years ago
Grimsargh house damaged by kitchen fire

Fire crews have dealt with a house fire in Grimsargh. Crews were called to Waingate Court on Sunday afternoon. Firefighters found the house heavily filled with smoke following a fire […]

6 years ago
Five people injured after car ends up on its roof in Haighton

Police in Preston are appealing for witnesses after a car ended up in a ditch. Five people were injured when a Renault Clio turned onto its roof in Haighton. A […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Plans for hundreds of homes at former Whittingham Mental Hospital are resubmitted

The former Whittingham Hospital site could see hundreds of new homes built on it Plans to demolish the former Whittingham Mental Asylum and build hundreds of new homes have been lodged again with Preston City Council. Bouyed by the resubmission of the plan to […]

6 years ago
New homes plan for Grimsargh set to be rejected by councillors

Unused fields in Grimsargh could be turned into new homes if a planning application is given the green light A plan for outline planning permission for 70 new homes to the South of Grimsargh, near Preston, are set to be rejected. Councillors have been advised to reject the plans, […]

6 years ago
Meet Preston’s councillors: Neil Cartwright representing Preston Rural East

This is the latest in our series looking at the councillors who represent us. Name? Neil Cartwright Age? 64 but young in outlook! Which ward do you represent? Rural East […]

6 years ago
Grimsargh residents prepare to battle developers again as new housing plans lodged

Unused fields in Grimsargh could be turned into new homes if a planning application is given the green light A proposal to build 70 homes in Grimsargh has been submitted. The plans from Wain Homes face riling local residents who have already faced down one recent planning application in […]

6 years ago
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