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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

CCTV picture released in hunt for missing Whittingham man

Picture from CCTV at Preston Bus Station Updated: Police have confirmed George has been found safe and well Police looking for missing Preston man George Mayo have released a CCTV picture of the last time he was […]

6 years ago
Police appeal to find man missing from Whittingham

George Mayo has been reported missing Updated: Police have announced George has been found and well Police in Preston are appealing for help to try and find a missing 45-year-old man. George Mayo was reported missing […]

6 years ago
Parish councils object to “inappropriate” development of former Whittingham Mental Hospital

The buildings at Whittingham have been boarded up for years Two parish councils have decided to object to plans to demolish the former Whittingham Mental Asylum. The former hospital is earmarked to become hundreds of new homes but parish councillors […]

6 years ago
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
Advertisement Advertisement 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
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
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