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Selfie takers on the tracks force Preston bound train into emergency stop

More than 800 services will run on Saturday - but this is around a third of the normal trains Pic: AeroPixels A train had to apply its emergency braking at Hoghton level crossing on Sunday (31 January). The train had to stop near Preston when a a group of six people […]

3 months ago
Hoghton Tower farmers market cancelled despite guidance saying outdoor markets can continue

An aerial view of Hoghton Tower Pic: Skytech Imagery Hoghton Tower have made the difficult decision to cancel this months farmers’ market. The January Farmers’ Market will not take place due to the ongoing pandemic and lockdown 3. A […]

4 months ago
Coupe Green affordable homes bought by local housing association

Thirty affordable family homes at a Coupe Green development have been purchased by local housing association, Together Housing. Once the sale is complete, the properties will be available through a […]

4 months ago
Hoghton man quits the corporate life to launch meal prep company

Rhys Brindle with his girlfriend A Hoghton man has followed his dream to run a food-based business by launching a meal prep company. Rhys Brindle decided earlier this year to quit his career in civil […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston beauty spots to star in new Love from Lancashire charity calendar

The winning photo of Hoghton Bottoms Pic: Shafiq Khan Beauty spots from around Preston and South Ribble are set to feature in a new Love from Lancashire calendar. Mental health charity Lancashire Mind decided to create the calendar after […]

9 months ago
Hoghton mum and daughter launch artisan candle company from their kitchen

Allison and Samantha A mother and daughter from Hoghton have launched an artisan candle company from their kitchen. Candle lovers Allison Fogarty and Samantha Cowell began by Nala after becoming concerned about the […]

11 months ago
Rottweiler dog missing after Hoghton crash which left van driver in hospital

The crash took place in Blackburn Old Road Pic: Google A Rottweiler has gone on the run following a crash in Hoghton. Chorley Police were called to Blackburn Old Road at 8.10am on Wednesday (May 27). A Peugeot Partner van […]

12 months ago
Hoghton and Coupe Green scarecrow trail begins with key worker theme

The NHS and thank you messages feature heavily in this year's scarecrow trail A socially distanced activity is available for Hoghton residents during the Covid-19 lockdown. Paying tribute to key workers and the NHS this year’s Hoghton scarecrow event has a coronavirus theme. […]

12 months ago
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