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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.

Preston’s earliest Christmas party has taken place

The earliest Christmas party in Preston has already taken place in Lea. The party was held by the Lea Slimming World group as they marked the start of their annual […]

1 day ago
Two men hunted by police after car crashes into Preston Bus

Greaves Town Lane where the collision is said to have taken place Pic: Google Greaves Town Lane where the collision is said to have taken place Pic: Google Police are searching for two men after a car crashed into a bus during the Monday […]

3 days ago
Three major new roads approved for the west of Preston

Overhead view of part of the western distributor route Overhead view of part of the western distributor route A new link road from the M55 to the Docks, cutting through a swathe of fields to the west of the […]

2 weeks ago
Driver taken to hospital after school bus crash in Lea

Damage to the front of the coach which was being used as a school bus Damage to the front of the coach which was being used as a school bus A school bus was involved in a crash on Friday morning in Lea. Around 60 […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston woman’s new food business dream left in tatters

The Pattie Shack was due to begin trading within weeks The Pattie Shack was due to begin trading within weeks Months of hard work ahead of a new small business opening in Preston appear to have gone to waste. Mum-of-two […]

1 month ago
Preston Bus reverts Lea bus route due to ‘inconsiderate parking’

Preston Bus services are to run more often for the Boxing Day sales Pic: Keith Sergeant The route is being changed for the 31 Pic: Keith Sergeant Preston Bus has been forced to re-route one of its bus services due to ‘bad parking’. The 31 service […]

1 month ago
Preston junction sees standing water after heavy rain

The junction of Greaves Town Lane and Blackpool Road Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox The junction of Greaves Town Lane and Blackpool Road Pic: Benny Mc’Nally/Preston Chatterbox Preston awoke to an extremely soggy start on Thursday (31 August). The final day of August has […]

2 months ago
Owner describes tragedy as pony is killed in horrific attack

Lucas, left, and William. Lucas died in the attack Khrystinea and Matilda – one of the ponies attacked It’s a crime which has shocked Britain, and Preston, when a group of Shetland ponies were attacked. The owner has described […]

2 months ago
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