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

So, what existed before the Courtaulds factory at Red Scar?

With the forthcoming ‘Colours of the World: Made in Preston’ project in mind, I began to think about what existed on the site of the former Courtaulds prior to the […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Demolition at former Whittingham Mental Hospital

Rubble as one of the former hospital buildings is demolished Once one of the largest mental hospitals in the country, these haunting pictures show the demolition of the Whittingham Mental Hospital. Sitting just on the edge of Preston the buildings […]

8 years ago
Easter Farmers’ Market at Hoghton Tower

Meat stall at previous Hoghton Tower market A Farmers’ Market is taking place at Hoghton Tower on Monday. There will be a Tudor theme as the Tower’s barn area is turned into an Easter Farmers’ Market with […]

8 years ago
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 […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 years ago
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 […]

8 years ago
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