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Lostock Hall

To the south of Preston, Lostock Hall is an area between Penwortham and Walton-le-Dale. It has a railway station is within South Ribble. Its name comes from James de Lostock who in 1212 built Lostock’s Hall.

Thieves steal safe from Age Concern centre in Lostock Hall

Thieves caused hundreds of pounds worth of damage this week after smashing into an Age Concern centre to steal a safe. On Monday 15 November, the thieves broke into Age […]

2 weeks ago
New life-saving defibrillators for South Ribble parks and sports facilities

Councillor Mick Titherington with one of the new defibrillators Pic: South Ribble Borough Council Life-saving defibrillators are being installed across South Ribble. Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) will initially be located at 14 different sites – including parks, leisure centres, sports pavilions and playing fields. […]

1 month ago
Cuerden Valley Park visitor centre and cafe to reopen after arson attack

Cuerden Valley Park sits close to Preston Pic: Cheryl Pennant-Jones Cuerden Valley Park Trust has announced that their visitor centre and cafe will reopen this Saturday following a recent arson attack. Opening on Saturday 16 October, the reopening follows a […]

2 months ago
Penwortham high school students take part in ‘Hike to Help’ initiative for St Catherine’s Hospice

Students from Penwortham Girls’ High School raised £2,505 for St Catherine’s Hospice during a charity walk this summer. During the summer term, students and staff raised funds for the Lostock […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Latest South Ribble planning applications week beginning September 6

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig Below are the planning applications validated by South Ribble Borough Council in the week beginning September 6. Discharge of conditions 6, 26 and 27 of planning approval 07/2020/00781/OUT at Land […]

3 months ago
Lostock Hall entrepreneur wins gold award in the Independent Toy Awards 2021

A Lostock Hall mum is going from strength to strength with her innovative story-making business after winning gold in a prestigious toy awards. The business has succeeded in the Independent […]

3 months ago
Crash at London Way roundabout causes road closure

London Way crash Pic: South Ribble Police A crash at the London Way junction with Brownedge Road caused part of the road to be closed today (Thursday 15 July). Motorists were advised to avoid the area after […]

5 months ago
In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 3 to 9

Preston's skyline along the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. Preston McDonald’s volunteers fundraised £11,000 during a district litter pick and the Euros Fan Zone sold […]

5 months ago
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