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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 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 […]

9 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 […]

10 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 […]

10 months ago
Walmer Bridge burglary spree sees increased police patrols

South Ribble Police want to trace the man pictured in connection with the burglaries Pic: South Ribble Police A spate of burglaries in Walmer Bridge has triggered a police appeal. South Ribble Police released the CCTV image of a balaclava-wearing man who was caught on camera at properties […]

10 months ago
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Fell Bistro in Longridge up for two Lancashire Tourism Awards

Fell Bistro Pic: Nick Elsby A Longridge restaurant has scooped two nominations in this year’s Lancashire Tourism Awards. Fell Bistro in Berry Lane has been winning fans not just in the town but also further […]

10 months ago
Current South Ribble Borough Council leader to stand for Labour at general election

Paul Foster The leader of South Ribble Borough Council says he hopes that the trust he believes he has earned in the role will persuade residents to make him the area’s next […]

11 months ago
Longton bar owner’s bay walk to ‘give back’ for cancer treatment

The owner of Longton’s The Lemon Tree café bar, Tony Brocklebank, is to take on Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s Cross Bay Walk later this month to “give back” for treatment he’s […]

11 months ago
Appeal for help to find missing Eleanor who was last seen in New Longton

Eleanor Sumner Police are appealing for help to find missing Eleanor who was last seen in New Longton. Update: Police said Eleanor was found safe and well during the early hours of […]

1 year ago
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