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.

Councillor Brian Rollo to become new Mayor of Preston

Councillor Brian Rollo Councillor Brian Rollo A new Mayor of the city is set to take over the chains come May. Labour councillor Brian Rollo is ready to take up the role as […]

3 weeks ago
New cafe Lillybets has opened in Lea

Lillybetts in Lea Lillybetts in Lea Lillybets is the new café opening its doors in Lea. The new cuisine serves a wide selection of locally sourced food for both breakfast and lunch, along […]

4 weeks ago
Car overturned in Blackpool Road crash

The scene in Blackpool Road during Valentine's Day evening Pic: LancsRoadPolice The scene in Blackpool Road during Valentine’s Day evening Pic: LancsRoadPolice A section of a busy road in Preston has been closed during Tuesday evening. Blackpool Road in Lea was […]

1 month ago
Roadworks to see Preston Bus divert services in west of the city

Service 89 in Fishergate picking up passengers Pic: Best Bus Around Service 89 in Fishergate picking up passengers Pic: Best Bus Around Bus passengers in Larches are being warned of changes to their services for a just over a week. Greavestown […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Community Gateway apply to build new homes across Preston

How the new homes in Parker Street may look A housing association in Preston has tabled plans to build 14 new homes across the city. Community Gateway Association has five plots of land it has submitted proposals for. The […]

3 months ago
This parrot has flown the nest in Lea

Rio's not been seen since Monday night A parrot has gone missing from his home in Lea. His name is Rio and he’s flown away from Sheffield Drive. His owner has been left devastated and Preston Police […]

3 months ago
Hundreds of households without power in Preston blackout

Sunday dinner has been left in tatters at some households across Preston due to a power outage. Reports have been coming in of power and lights going out in Lea, […]

4 months ago
Flood alert issued for parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge

Parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge have been placed on flood alert after heavy rain in the Preston area. The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for the Rivers […]

7 months ago
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