Longton & New Longton

The villages of Longton and New Longton, which are to the south of Preston on the A59 and in the borough of South Ribble

Work begins on 34 new homes in Longton

Longton Grange layout Pic: Story Homes Initial groundworks have started at a new development in Longton. Story Homes announced the news following the purchase of land at Reynard Close, and after receiving planning consent from South […]

3 days ago
Booths to remove self-checkout tills in Fulwood, Longridge, Penwortham and Longton stores

Booths store in Penwortham Pic: Tony Worrall All the Booths stores in and around Preston are set to remove their self-checkout tills. In an announcement that multiple Booths stores would have fully staffed checkouts, it has been […]

2 weeks ago
Preston 10 mile race back in Hutton for 41st time

On the start line at a previous 10-miler Pic: Preston Harriers A road race around Hutton is returning for the 41st time. The Preston 10 Mile Road Race is hosted by Preston Harriers and begins at 10am on Sunday 19 November. […]

3 weeks ago
New tap house and cocktail bar opens in Longton

Roberto, Sam, Tom, Malcolm at Hopton's of Longton A new tap house and cocktail bar has opened its doors in Longton. Hopton’s is an industrial-themed bar located in Chapel Lane. It hosts a menu consisting of 12 beers […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Walmer Bridge to host Jasper’s Dog Show Jamboree

Jasper the Westie is a popular face around Walmer Bridge Pic: IAPWA A dog show is coming to Walmer Bridge in October. Jasper Dog Show Jamboree is put on to benefit the International Aid for the Protection and Welfare of Animals (IAPWA). […]

3 months ago
South Ribble pubs get shout out in parliament

A number of South Ribble pubs have been name-checked in parliament. The Wheatsheaf in Croston, The Black Bull Inn and the Fleece Inn in Penwortham, and The Golden Ball in […]

3 months ago
August Bank Holiday weekend: what’s on in and around Preston

Haighton Manor is hosting a garden party during the August Bank Holiday weekend Pic: Haighton Manor As the August Bank Holiday approaches here’s a number of events happening in and around Preston. Thanks to everyone who got in touch to let us know about events they […]

3 months ago
City of Preston Road Race 2023: Pictures from 5 and 10-miler

Setting off on the City of Preston Road Race Nearly 250 runners completed the 5-mile and 10-mile City of Preston road race. The route starting and finishing at Walmer Bridge village hall takes the runners on a road race […]

4 months ago
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