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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

In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week September 18 to 24

Autumn colours at Avenham Park This week in Preston, UCLan released a timetable detailing the reopening of the roads surrounding the long-awaited Adelphi Square development. There was also good news for students gathering for fresher’s week […]

2 months ago
Quiz night to raise funds to combat modern slavery in Preston

Volunteers at the Hope for Justice quiz in February 2020 A charity quiz night is taking place to help combat modern slavery in Preston. Volunteers from Preston Abolition Group, based in Crossgate Church, are organising the event to raise funds […]

3 months ago
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
Preston’s first UFO conference coming to Walmer Bridge Village Hall

A UFO conference is taking place at Walmer Bridge Village Hall on Saturday 9 October. This is one of only a few that are taking place this year, and is […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Family pay tribute to ‘caring, thoughtful and beautiful boy’ who died in New Longton moped crash

Lewis Turner, 20. Pic: Lancashire police Family have paid tribute to 20-year-old Lewis Turner, who died after a serious collision in New Longton on Saturday (21 August). Lewis, from Chorley, was riding an Aprilla moped and […]

4 months ago
20-year-old moped rider dies in New Longton crash

The junction of Wham Lane and Sheephill Lane Pic: Google A moped rider has died following a crash in New Longton.  South Ribble Police were called at just after 8.20am yesterday (Saturday 21 August) to reports of a collision between […]

4 months ago
Longton Post Office’s venue move has been approved

The Longton Post Office has been approved to move to a new location at the Spar on Liverpool Road following public consultation. Longton Post Office will continue to operate as […]

4 months ago
Preston Bus announce changes to three services from late August

Preston Bus is making timetable changes to a number of services Pic: Ian Simpson From Monday 30 August there will be changes made to Preston bus services. Changes will be made to the following services so be sure to check affected routes before starting […]

4 months ago
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