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

Symphony at the Tower: Dates confirmed for two shows in 2015

Katherine Jenkins headlined the second night of the 2014 Symphony concerts Dates have been confirmed for next year’s Symphony at the Tower concerts. The shows, which support St Catherine’s Hospice, see big name acts headlining Hoghton Tower. This summer’s shows saw […]

7 years ago
Restaurant review: Angels at Ribchester

Guinea fowl for main Angels in Ribchester has held or flirted with Trip Advisor’s top spot for some considerable time and built up significant local support. With an empty stomach I booked myself in […]

7 years ago
Grimsargh scoops runner-up in Best Kept Village competition

A village on the outskirts of Preston is celebrating being one of the best kept in the county. Grimsargh came second in the large village category of the Best Kept […]

7 years ago
Goosnargh country manor plan for multi-millionaire Preston family is rejected

A gigantic luxury home plan for the edge of Preston has been knocked by councillors. The Bux family, the Preston-based denim fashion moguls, applied to build a 2,103 square metre […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement First phase of Whittingham Mental Hospital plans ready for approval

The former Whittingham site was one of the largest mental institutions in the UK Further plans for the former Whittingham Mental Hospital have been tabled. Taylor Wimpey have submitted a reserved matters application giving details of how 132 new houses and 18 new apartments […]

7 years ago
Modern country manor home planned for Barton set for approval despite objections

An artists impression of how the multi-million pound home will look A luxury home looks set to be built on the edge of Preston. Fashion moguls the Bux family, who started out washing clothes at a steam laundry in the city, […]

7 years ago
Haunted Lancashire: Two Preston buildings named as paranormal hotspots

Samlesbury Hall has a number of ghost stories attached to it Two reportedly haunted buildings on the edge of Preston have contributed to Lancashire being named as a paranormal hotspot. A new report analysing thousands of recorded incidents of ghost sightings […]

7 years ago
Controversial Psychomanteum attraction returns to Scare Kingdom

Actors inside the Psychomanteum A controversial scare attraction returns at Scare Kingdom near Preston. Psychomanteum was criticised by a rape charity for its simulated sex ordeal as part of the attraction. The experience, which […]

7 years ago
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