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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

Much Hoole A59 crash leaves man in ‘critical condition’

A pedestrian has been left seriously injured after a car crash in Much Hoole yesterday (Monday, January 8, 2024). The incident happened at around 6pm when a Mazda 2 travelling […]

5 months ago
New Longton church set to transform into Narnia this Christmas

The children starring in the Narnia Experience at All Saints' Church New Longton A New Longton church is transforming into Narnia. From Tuesday (19 December), eight scenes from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis will be displayed at All Saints […]

6 months ago
Squirrels from New Longton achieve scouting’s top award

1st New Longton Scouts receive their awards Nine children from 1st New Longton Scouts, aged 4-6, achieved their Chief Scout Acorn last week – the highest award for the Squirrel Section. The children only had a few […]

6 months ago
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 […]

7 months ago
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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 […]

7 months 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. […]

7 months 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 […]

7 months ago
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). […]

9 months ago
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