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Event to explore diet, mental health and Whittingham Asylum

Whittingham buildings now... Whittingham Asylum in years gone by Pic: George Speight An event is taking place in Preston to explore the relationship between diet, mental health and Whittingham Asylum in the 1920s. Organised by […]

3 years ago
History of Whittingham mental hospital to be explored

If only walls could speak. Inside the former Whittingham mental hospital. Pic: scrappynw If only walls could speak. Inside the former Whittingham mental hospital. Pic: scrappynw The history of a former mental asylum on the outskirts of Preston is to be explored. Whittingham […]

4 years ago
New road names for former Whittingham Mental Hospital development

Rubble as one of the former hospital buildings is demolished The first roads to be built as part of the development of homes at the former Whittingham Mental Asylum have been named. Two soldiers who fought in the First World […]

6 years ago
Councillor to leave role with a heavy heart after 20 years

Preston is to lose one of its most revered councillors, after Frank De Molfetta revealed he was stepping down. Councillor De Molfetta, 68, will not stand for re-election in May, […]

11 years ago
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