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Fire-ravaged former pub in Hoghton to be redeveloped as offices

A pub destroyed by a fire will be transformed into the new headquarters of Lancashire business Kingswood Homes. The plans to demolish the derelict former Grill and Grain at the […]

5 days ago
Hoghton Tower, a place of rebellion, gambling and royalty

The 1565 gatehouse, looking back down the driveway Pic: Geoff Whittaker Hoghton Tower has a long history stretching back to the 12th century. The building has seen attacks by Parliamentarian troops and visits from the King. Sir Henry Philip De Hoghton gambled […]

6 days ago
Broadgate resident joins mum on Morecambe Bay walk to raise £585 for Rosemere

A mum and daughter joined the six-mile Jubilee Morecambe Bay Walk last weekend to raise funds for a local cancer foundation. Kirsty Littlewood, 35, from Broadgate in Preston, and her […]

3 weeks ago
Appeal to find stolen Hoghton jewellery

South Ribble Police are appealing for help to return stolen jewellery to the owner. The jewellery was stolen from an address in Hoghton on February 9. Police are asking that […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire-damaged Hoghton pub ‘Grill and Grain’ to see new life as canal-side office

A new canal-side office and virtual reality suite could replace the former Hoghton pub Grill and Grain after a fire ravaged the premises five years ago. Kingswood Homes has acquired […]

4 months ago
One casualty in two car crash on Gib Lane this morning

At 9.52am this morning (August 19) fire services dealt with a road traffic collision in Hoghton, Preston. The crash on Gib Lane involved two vehicles and resulted in a casualty. […]

11 months ago
Crafty Vintage reveal line up for Hoghton Tower festival

Organisers of Lancashire’s longest-running independent festival have announced the line up for their forthcoming family-friendly event. Crafty Vintage will take place over the May Spring Bank Holiday weekend at Hoghton […]

1 year ago
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 […]

1 year ago
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