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Preston Guild Hall is to be temporarily closed by Simon Rigby

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall Preston Guild Hall has been temporarily closed to the public. Simon Rigby has taken the decision to mothball the venue while negotiations with management company VMS Live continue. Mr Rigby […]

4 months ago
Management company VMS Live brought in to take over Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall A management company has been brought in to take over the operating of the Guild Hall after months of speculation. The Guild Hall is in the final stages of discussions […]

5 months ago
Guild Hall faces legal action over Blood Brothers ticket sales

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall The owner of Preston Guild Hall says he will fight a legal claim which could see the venue put into liquidation. Simon Rigby says he will defend the £70,000 claim […]

6 months ago
Guild Hall boss Simon Rigby admits ‘glitches’ with new payroll but says all staff have been paid

The Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Paul Melling The owner of Preston Guild Hall has admitted ‘glitches in the system’ have resulted in delays to some staff wages being paid. But Simon Rigby says all employees have been […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement More change for Simon Rigby’s empire as he hands over Vittorias Kirkham

What was known as The Villa at Kirkham Pic: Google Simon Rigby is no longer operating Vittorias at Kirkham. The Guild Hall owner has let the eatery to Ross Wallis, managing director of Leftmove estate agents. The move comes two […]

7 months ago
‘No risk to upcoming shows’ following reports of £100k debts at Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall The owner of Preston Guild Hall and Charter Theatre has told Blog Preston there is no risk to upcoming shows after reports of spiralling debts totalling £100,000 emerged. A report […]

7 months ago
Simon Rigby sells BetSid betting shops

Betsid's shop on Church Street Simon Rigby has decided to offload another part of his empire. This time the multi-millionaire has parted company with BetSid. His betting firm expanded rapidly across Lancashire taking on new […]

8 months ago
Simon Rigby responds over Blood Brothers non-payment claims

Preston Guild Hall in Lancaster Road Pic: Tony Worrall The multi-millionaire owner of Preston’s Guild Hall says he is working to resolve claims he owes £70,000 to a touring theatre company. Bill Kenwright’s theatre company BKL has threatened legal […]

8 months ago
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