Van driver charged following death of pensioner in Longridge crash

Police and fire crews in Preston Road Pic: Stephen Melling A Ribchester man has been charged in connection with the death of a pensioner near Preston. The incident which saw an 80-year-old man from Longridge suffer serious injuries and die […]

4 years ago
Cyclist hurt after falling from bike in Longridge

Inglewhite Road where the incident happened Pic: Google Police are attempting to piece together how a cyclist fell from his bike in Longridge. They are seeking a woman who is understood to have come to the 47-year-old rider’s […]

4 years ago
Aldi applies to open near Longridge

Aldi wants to build a supermarket near Longridge A discount supermarket chain has applied to open on the outskirts of Preston. Aldi wants to build a new store off Whittingham Road near Longridge. The 1,700 square metre store […]

4 years ago
Cyclist ‘left for dead’ in Ribbleton Lane hit and run

Adrian Smith is in a stable condition in Royal Preston Hospital This is the face of a cyclist ‘left for dead’ by a driver in Preston. Adrian Smith was cycling home from work on Friday afternoon to his family home in […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Pensioner dies in Grimsargh crash in Preston Road

Police and fire crews in Preston Road Pic: Stephen Melling A Longridge van driver has been arrested after an 80-year-old died in a crash in Grimsargh. Preston Police said the 25-year-old driver had been arrested on suspicion of causing death […]

5 years ago
Roast dinners in Preston review: Derby Arms, Longridge

How the roast dinner shaped up at the Derby Arms Having decided last minute that my friend and I were up for a good old roast dinner one Sunday, we settled on the Seafood Pub Company’s Derby Arms near Longridge. […]

5 years ago
Bird Flu outbreak: Strain confirmed at nearby poultry farm

Bird Flu strain H7N7 has been confirmed at a poultry farm on the outskirts of Preston. Environment health officials locked down the area, setting up a 10km control zone around […]

6 years ago
Abandoned car clue after woman and children tied up in house raid

Car recovered by police which they believe was used in the robbery Police have arrested four men following a robbery where several firearms were stolen. Three men aged 23,24 and 34 from Preston and a 20-year-old man from Liverpool have been arrested […]

7 years ago
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