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

Full list of Coronation Bank Holiday weekend Preston street parties and road closures

Flower display in Miller Park Pic Janette Hall Preston City Council has released the full list of road closures ahead of the street parties taking place in celebration of the Coronation Big Lunch 2023. The commencement time and […]

7 months ago
Waterworks and a high death rate, Victorian Preston

Postcard showing one of the ornate reservoir dams, near Longridge Pic: Preston Digital Archive The provision of water was a major concern for Victorian towns. Thankfully, the upland areas around Preston were ideal as a catchment area. 1815 had seen the formation of an […]

7 months ago
Preston man jailed after stalking and harassing woman for three years

Daniel Newby A man has been jailed after carrying out a harassment campaign against a former business associate, which included death threats, posting her personal information online and bombarding her daily with […]

7 months ago
Preston Parish Council local elections 2023: Full list of candidates

Verification of votes at the 2019 local elections in Preston Pic: Blog Preston The Neighbourhood and Parish Council elections for Preston are taking place on Thursday 4 May. The Parish Elections will be scheduled to take place in Lea and Cottam (Cottam Ward), […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement St Mary’s Church in Goosnargh targeted by thieves

Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a burglary at a church in Goosnargh, near Preston. The incident happened at St Mary’s Church, Church Lane, between 5pm on […]

8 months ago
Environment Agency investigates Recycling Lives fire in Longridge Road

Recycling Lives fire Pic: Mark Ashmore Environment Agency North West is investigating Recycling Lives compliance with the environmental permits at the waste facility at the time of a major fire earlier this month. Firefighters were called […]

8 months ago
Goosnargh housing development at Swainson Farm approved

The proposed dwellings on land at Swainson Farm The layout and look of a housing estate to be built on a farm in rural Preston has been given the green light by the council that tried to prevent […]

8 months ago
Investigation into latest Recycling Lives fire at Preston depot continues

An investigation into what caused the fire incident at Recycling Lives is underway. Six fire engines across Preston and surrounding areas attended the scene to extinguish the waste fire that […]

9 months ago
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