Specialist unit for people with acute learning disabilities at Whittingham takes a step forward

Proposed facility off Cumeragh Lane, Whittingham (images: Gilling Dodd Architects, via Preston City Council planning portal) A specialist unit for people with acute learning disabilities has moved a step closer to being built in rural Preston after planning officials recommended councillors give it the go-ahead. The […]

3 months ago
Two executive homes planned for garden of Whittingham home

Two executive homes are planned for the garden of a historic property on the outskirts of Preston. The blueprint would see a gated courtyard spring up on land to the […]

10 months ago
New Goosnargh primary school consultation started

Proposals to bring a new primary school to Goosnargh are being consulted on. Lancashire County Council says it has begun an informal consultation on the idea to establish the new […]

12 months ago
New Whittingham primary school proposed

A new primary school is to be set up on the former Whittingham Hospital site to meet a predicted shortfall of places in the Goosnargh, Grimsargh and Longridge areas. Lancashire […]

12 months ago
New housing development in Whittingham includes low-cost homes

Whittingham Fold Glossop A new housing development in Whittingham includes a selection of low-cost homes. Elan Homes is building 21 homes on land at Henry Littler Way. The development, known as Whittingham Fold, offers […]

12 months ago
Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival road closures and procession times

The main road through Goosnargh and Whittingham will be closed this weekend as the annual Whitsuntide Festival returns. And the full programme for what’s on during the day has also […]

12 months ago
Preston man jailed after stalking and harassing woman for three years

Daniel Newby A man has been jailed after carrying out a harassment campaign against a former business associate, which included death threats, posting her personal information online and bombarding her daily with […]

1 year ago
Police warning as icy conditions cause multiple crashes in Broughton, Goosnargh and Whittingham

Ice warning sign by road Police have issued a safety warning after icy conditions caused multiple crashes on the roads around Broughton, Goosnargh and Whittingham. A Preston Police spokesperson said: “We urgently advise people to […]

1 year ago
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