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.

Police release CCTV image as search for man last seen in Longridge continues

A new picture has been released as the search for a man last seen in Longridge continues. Update: Police said Ayanda was found safe and well on Wednesday (28 February) […]

5 months ago
Police search for missing Preston man last seen outside Longridge charity shop

Ayanda Mpontshane Pic: Preston Police A 28-year-old Preston man last seen outside a charity shop in Longridge is subject of a missing persons appeal by police. Ayanda Mpontshane was last seen on Wednesday 21 February […]

5 months ago
How you can celebrate Chinese New Year in Preston

Dragon dance at the Flag Market for Chinese New Year celebrations in 2018 Pic: Blog Preston Chinese New Year will be celebrated in Preston with a number of events taking place across the city. Marking the transition between zodiac signs, in 2024 Chinese New Year begins on […]

5 months ago
Big revamp of Waddecar Scout Centre planned near Preston

Waddecar Scout Activity Centre. Pic: West Lancashire Scouts West Lancashire Scouts are fundraising for the future of the Waddecar Scout Activity Centre, based on the outskirts of Preston, near Beacon Fell. The centre has been open since 1954, […]

5 months ago
Longridge coffee morning raises over £10,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Janet (far left) with fellow market traders Barbara Holden (centre) and Jo McEwan, who helped out at her annual coffee morning for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Pic: Rosemere Cancer Foundation A retired farmer from Longridge has hosted a coffee morning, every year for Rosemere Cancer Foundation, raising over £10,000 in total. Janet Wallbank has raised money for the charity since […]

6 months ago
Longridge bus stops set for contested revamp over cars blocking passengers

Preston Road Bus Stop, Longridge More than a dozen bus stops in Longridge are to be upgraded to make it easier for passengers to get on and off the vehicles – and to prevent cars […]

6 months ago
Volunteers set up fundraiser to feed community in Goosnargh

Volunteers at the chapel. Pic: Kathy Bamber A group of volunteers from Goosnargh are raising money for a new kitchen, after serving over 1,300 meals from a tiny chapel kitchen. The group began supporting people during the […]

6 months ago
Keen Goosnargh runner ‘left for dead’ in Broughton hit and run

Joshua pictured in hospital ahead of surgery Pic: Lisa Bello/Blog Preston A 25-year-old man is in hospital after being hit by a van while out running. Joshua Bello is in Royal Preston Hospital with two breaks to his neck, a broken […]

6 months ago
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