Latest news and information for Longridge in the Ribble Valley, the borough borders Preston to its eastern side. Longridge is close to Grimsargh and Goosnargh and the Forest of Bowland.

The 1800s murder of a Ribble Valley landlady that shocked the nation

To those who pass Setters Farm these days, it just looks like a derelict farmhouse on the side of the road between Ribchester and Longridge. But it has a dark […]

6 hours ago
Chipping FC looks to the future as it marks 140th anniversary

Chipping Reserves won the West Lancs League reserve division two title this year. A village football club which runs 18 teams and has more than 200 players is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year. The remarkable milestone has been achieved by Chipping Football […]

4 days ago
Man in his 60s dies in Grimsargh crash

Emergency services in Preston Road, Grimsargh, during Tuesday evening Pic: Blog Preston A man in his 60s has died after a crash in Grimsargh. Preston Police closed Preston Road near St Michael’s Church for five hours after the crash involving a Mazda […]

3 weeks ago
Serious crash shuts Preston Road at Grimsargh

Emergency services were scrambled to a serious crash in Grimsargh. Preston Road was shut in both directions by Preston Police. The crash took place around 6.45pm on Tuesday (30 April). […]

3 weeks ago
Motorbike seized in Longridge after anti-social riding

The seized motorbike A motorbike was seized after being driven in an anti-social manner on more than one occasion in the same place. Police reported over the weekend that they had seized a […]

3 weeks ago
Preston homecare provider invests thousands for training at new city centre branch

Homecare assistant Zohreh Madani (left) and homecare assistant Kirsten Capstick demonstrating the hoist in the new Care Training Academy at Preston A Preston-based homecare provider has invested thousands of pounds in training at its new branch in the city. Westmorland Homecare’s new branch opened in December last year, providing care to […]

4 weeks ago
Thousands raised in Longridge for Andrew Key’s Cardiac Risk in the Young Memorial Fund

Andrew Key and his son Arlo. Over £2,000 was raised in Longridge for Andrew Key’s Cardiac Risk in the Young Memorial Fund. Nearly 140 people came together to raise money for a ‘much-loved’ dad, son, fiancé […]

1 month ago
Four months of intermittent closures expected for Grimsargh bridge widening work

Grimsargh bridge A main road on the outskirts of Preston is likely to be shut – on and off – for around four months as part of work to widen a bridge. […]

1 month ago
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