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News and information about Lea. It sits right on the Western frontier of Preston as you head out towards Lytham and Blackpool and is part of the sprawling area known as Ashton-on-Ribble.

Police reopen canal bridge and footpaths in Lea

Sidgreaves Lane is closed over the canal Pic: Google Police had sectioned off part of the Lancaster Canal and a road over it during Thursday in Preston. Sidgreaves Lane, where it goes over the canal, was closed to traffic […]

12 hours ago
Call to save Savick shops as demolition looms

The row of shops and the library at Savick Pic: Google A much-loved community cafe in Savick looks set to be demolished. Community Gateway Association is preparing to lodge plans for knocking down the Savick shops in Birkdale Drive. Lynda Day, […]

2 weeks ago
A brown and red Lancaster Canal is attracting attention in Preston

A very brown canal at the Ribble Link Pic: Andy Tibor Gerencser A stretch of Preston’s canal near Haslam Park continues to look as though its become a giant sandpit. The muddy brown colour is from algae within the water. Canal River […]

2 months ago
Canal side luxury homes being built in Lea

How one of the homes in Lea is due to look These are the luxury homes due to be built on the outskirts of Preston. Developer David Price has seen work start on the six properties. Facing onto the Lancaster Canal […]

2 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 […]

3 months ago
Rural Preston pub defends hunting video

A rider is seen with a pack of dogs in the video A Preston pub has defended holding a hunting event. The Hand and Dagger posted a video during Saturday (23 February) of horses, riders and dogs leaving its car park. The […]

3 months ago
One in six drivers speeding in 20mph zone in Ribbleton road side checks

Around one in six drivers in Miller Road, Preston, was breaking the speed limit, during police checks last week. Volunteers from the Community Road Watch Team spent an hour in […]

3 months ago
Temporary lights in Lea Road as work continues on the railway this weekend

Temporary traffic lights will be in place in Lea Road, Lea, from 11pm tonight (Saturday) till 6am on Monday morning. Traffic under the railway bridge will be reduced to a […]

3 months ago
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