Hoghton’s G-festival returns with beer and live music

Beer pumps at last year's G-Festival Beer pumps at last year’s G-Festival A beer and music festival is returning to the outskirts of Preston for a second year. Hoghton beer and music festival – G-Festival – […]

2 years ago
How fire crews rescued pony stuck neck deep in a ditch

Pony rescued from the ditch. Credit: StnMgr_USAR Fire crews worked to rescue a pony that had become trapped in a ditch in Hoghton yesterday afternoon (May 6). Two appliances from […]

2 years ago
Grill and Grain pub left devastated by huge fire

Fire crews tackle blaze at the Grill and Grain A pub near Preston was left devastated today (April 12) after a fire broke out just before midday. The Grill and […]

2 years ago
Crews tackle huge fire at Grill and Grain at the Boatyard

Fire crews tackle blaze at the Grill and Grain. Credit: LancsFRS Crews from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service battled a fire at the Grill and Grain at the Boatyard. The canalside […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston man kidnapped after being grabbed from outside his home

Malvern Avenue where the incident happened Pic: Google Malvern Avenue where the incident happened Pic: Google A man was kidnapped and held overnight in Preston after being bundled into a car. Preston Police have launched an appeal after […]

3 years ago
New electricity cables to be laid in Higher Walton

An engineer working to replace old electricity cabling Hoghton and Higher Walton residents are being warned of disruption during a four month project to replace ageing electricity cables. Electricity North West is spending £600,000 to upgrade the supplies […]

3 years ago
Fruit machine raided during Hoghton pub burglary

The Black Horse in Gregson Lane Pic: Google A Hoghton pub has been targeted during a burglary where cash was taken from a fruit machine. The Black Horse Hotel in Gregson Lane was broken into between midnight and […]

3 years ago
Watch Red Rocks bridge at Hoghton being swept away by River Darwen

What remains of the Red Rocks Bridge Pic: Mick Gardner A bridge over the River Darwen near Preston has been swept away in the floods. The river turned into a raging torrent during Boxing Day and just after lunchtime the […]

4 years ago
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