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Thousands donated to Longridge foodbank charity

More than £1,000 of food and drink has been donated to foodbanks in Longridge and the Ribble Valley by a nearby construction company.

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An artists illustration of the plans.

Plot of almost 70 homes in Grimsargh loom after final council vote

The final hurdle to bring almost 70 new homes just south of Longridge has been cleared after planning officers say yes to the detailed plans.

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Urgent search for missing woman Kirsty Moyles, 47

Urgent search for missing woman Kirsty Moyles, 47

Police appealed for the public's help to find Kirsty Moyles, 47.

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Bethan Jones has raised more than 1,600 for disability charity Sense after taking inspiration from her cousin Jack who struggles to hear.

London Marathon joy for runner Bethan Jones

A Grimsargh woman has passed the ultimate test when it comes to British running by completing the London Marathon.

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Grimsargh Players were due to perform at The Playhouse Theatre in Preston

Performances by Grimsargh Players cancelled

The Grimsargh Players, who are due to present the comedy The Female of the Species, have had to cancel a string of performances.

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The suspected stolen car (Picture: Lancashire Road Police)

UPDATE: Car chase ends in Grimsargh with five arrests

Five people were arrested after a suspected stolen car chase through Preston ended in Grimsargh.
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An artist's impression of the retirement village, on land west of Preston Road, Grimsargh.

Retirement village set for Grimsargh countryside

An all-inclusive retirement village – including a care home, bungalows and a GP surgery – is set for land in rural Lancashire amid concern over countryside development.

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Staff at John Turner Construction have raised more than 3,000 during a Christmas raffle

John Turner Construction's festive fund-raising

Staff at a construction firm in Preston have shown their charitable side by raising more than £4,000 for various causes.

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Armed robbers struck at Longridge Spar on Mardale Road

Armed robbers struck at Longridge store

Robbers armed with a crowbar and knife have struck at a Longridge store.

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Photo Neil Cross. 'Preparations for the Goosnargh  St Mary's Church Nativity Crib Festival 'are being finalsied. Pictured l-r are organisers Fliss Pemberton, Delphine Burn, and Sylvia Smith.

Church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin to be filled with nativity cribs from all over the world

More than 150 nativity cribs from all over the world will fill the church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin for a four-day festival marking the start of Advent, also raising funds for Derian House Children’s Hospice.

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This photograph was taken in the Talbot Meadow, off Garstang Rd, Chipping, now the site of the village hall, football fields and children's play area. During the WW1 women were needed to work on the land. This photograph shows training in ploughing.

Stories of WW1 soldiers to be told at exhibition in Chipping on Remembrance Sunday, also of the community left behind

On Sunday, November 12 (Remembrance Sunday) Chipping Local History Society is holding an exhibition from noon at Chipping Village Hall, marking the centenary of the First World War.

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Volunteers working on the fen coppicing willow during the volunteers' day.

Volunteers start work on wetlands to improve Grimsargh’s nature reserve

Work on the transformation of three former reservoirs into a safe haven for flora, fauna and wildlife has started in earnest.

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The housing layout in Grimsargh

Late changes help Grimsargh housing bid

A housing development in Grimsargh has received approval from the town hall after developers made late changes to their plans.

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Grimsargh Field Day Ball

What a night for Grimsargh village

Revellers had a good, good night to mark another year of success for Grimsargh Field Day whilst fundraising in earnest for the 2018 event.

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Dave Dinsdale and Tino Ferrari after the shave-off.

Dave and Tino’s Longridge shave-off smashes target for two charities

Two Longridge men have shaved off half of the hair on their heads and the alternate sides of their beards in aid of two charities close to their hearts.

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This is how the garden at Adam Wright's garden was left behind after being re-turfed.

Garden of £300,000 new build Longridge home ‘inaccessible for two years’

A Longridge father has spoken of his dismay after moving into a £300,000 home in the town, only months later to discover his garden was sinking and holes appearing.

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An aerial view of Red Scar industrial estate, Preston

Crash left biker with back injuries

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash that left a biker with broken ribs and back injuries.

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REVIEW The Stags Head Goosnargh, July 2017 after pub has �270,000 refit

Investment pays off for new gastro pub the Stags Head

Monday, my husband declared he was right back on Slimming World.

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Licensed lay reader Delphine Burn

Christmas call for cribs display

The sun is shining outside, but 79-year-old Delphine Burn is already in full Christmas mode.

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Photo Neil Cross'workplace feature'Signs Express

Positive signs point firm in the right direction

All the signs point to a bright future for a long-established Lancashire company after a series of major contract wins.

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