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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

Longton man goes from trainee to managing director of recruitment firm in just 14 years

Richard Freye with son Arthur and Chris Musgrove with son Harry A Longton man has been appointed as Managing Director of a Preston-based recruitment firm, just 14 years after joining the company as a trainee. Chris Musgrove started at Service Care […]

8 months ago
Nine areas of Preston and South Ribble record less than three Covid cases in final week of March

Latest Covid case map. A total of nine areas within Preston and South Ribble currently have less than three coronavirus cases. This includes areas such as Penwortham North, Lostock Hall and Haslam Park. However, […]

8 months ago
Woman given hospital order for manslaughter of her grandfather in Longton

A woman has been sentenced for the manslaughter of her grandfather. Elizabeth Birtwistle, 32, of no fixed address, was given a hospital order at Preston Crown Court for the manslaughter […]

8 months ago
Area by area coronavirus cases for Preston and South Ribble up until 18 March

Latest coronavirus figures map. Two places in Preston and South Ribble have reported less than three new coronavirus cases in the past week. However, some areas such as Walton-le-Dale and Lostock Hall have seen […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police issue alert after suspicious activity in Much Hoole

South Ribble appealing for identity of this male. Pic: South Ribble police South Ribble Police are appealing for the identity of a male captured on a CCTV image. Police posted on Facebook that at around 3.30am on Wednesday (24 March) there was […]

9 months ago
The places across Preston and South Ribble you can dine at outside from 12 April

As many of us eagerly anticipate the reopening of restaurants and socialising outside, here are just some of the places you can dine at in Preston and South Ribble from […]

9 months ago
Latest figures show many people have received the Covid vaccine in each area of Preston and South Ribble

So far 37% of the UK population have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meaning more than 24 million people across the UK have had their first jab. […]

9 months ago
Tributes paid to former South Ribble councillor Colin Clark who has died aged 80

Councillors in South Ribble are paying tribute to a former Mayor and former Deputy Council Leader who has passed away aged 80. Councillor Colin Clark was rushed to hospital unexpectedly […]

9 months ago
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