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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

South Ribble primary school students take part in public speaking competition

The competition was judged by MP Katherine Fletcher, Graham Liver and Nicola Moran. Pic: Katherine Fletcher Six primary schools across South Ribble took part in a public speaking competition. The event, organised by Chris Upton, Tarleton Community Primary School Head was held at Hutton Church of […]

3 months ago
Preston choir bringing a taste of classical Vienna to Longton

Preston Cecilian Choral Society Preston Cecilian Choral Society is set to perform in Longton. The professionally-led amateur choir will bring Classical Vienna to St Andrew’s Church later this month. The programme will include works […]

3 months ago
Community groups in South Ribble urged to apply for £100,000 fund

The Base II opening event South Ribble’s voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sectors can receive up to £20,000 in funding. With £100,000 available in total, those eligible can apply until 23 February.  The scheme […]

4 months ago
South Ribble Borough Council urges eligible households to claim £500 cost of living grant

South Ribble Borough Council building. Pic: South Ribble Council Funding is available to help support households in South Ribble who are struggling due to the Cost of Living Crisis. Those eligible will receive one-off payments of up to £500 […]

4 months ago
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Dylan Crossey: Fight for justice for young footballer with world at his feet will continue

Dylan Crossey died while out on his bike Pic: Tracey Milligan The mother of a teenage boy who died after being run down while cycling in Whitestake vowed to keep fighting for him as she opened up her family’s heartbreak Dylan […]

5 months ago
Driver left Dylan Crossey dying in the road to make it to his social engagement

Dylan Crossey died while out on his bike Pic: Tracey Milligan A ‘despicable’ driver who left a schoolboy dying in the road was over the drink drive limit and typing into his satnav when he fatally struck the teenager, a coroner […]

5 months ago
Dylan Crossey inquest to take place at County Hall for three days

Dylan Crossey died while out on his bike Pic: Tracey Milligan A family’s seven year wait for answers about what happened to their son when he was hit by a car while out cycling may happen this week. Dylan Crossey was […]

5 months ago
Two men charged after champagne and spirits raid at Booths

Booths in Longridge Two men have been charged with four offences of theft relating to different Booths supermarkets across Lancashire. Officers from Lancashire Constabulary were called to the Booths store on Berry Lane, […]

5 months ago
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