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Bamber Bridge

An area to the south of Preston, it is within South Ribble and is commonly referred to as ‘Brig’. Bamber Bridge has a railway station and a main high street with local shops. It is close to the A6.

South Ribble students journey to Belgium to honour war heroes

Poppy and cross memorial The students laid a wreath at the grave of Corporal John McNamara VC A group of South Ribble students have journeyed to Belgium’s battlefields to honour local World War I soldiers. […]

5 months ago
Search continues for teenage girl missing from Bamber Bridge

Sophie Stammers Sophie Stammers A picture has been released of a teenage girl who has gone missing from her grandparents house. Update: Police say Sophie was found safe and well during Wednesday […]

5 months ago
Development work to resume after IKEA pull out of Cuerden site

Aerial view of the Cuerden development Aerial view of the Cuerden development Lancashire County Council confirm they will continue work to create the Cuerden development site, which had been due to see an IKEA store. However, furniture […]

5 months ago
Bamber Bridge library will be reopening

Bamber Bridge library in Station Road is earmarked for closure Pic: Google Bamber Bridge library in Station Road Pic: Google Bamber Bridge’s library is going to be reopened as a county council-run library. Previous proposals for the 1st Bamber Bridge Scouts to […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Brockholes Brow crash families respond to Mohmed Patel’s sentence

Shelby Maher Shelby Maher A careless driver who killed two girls while using a mobile phone has been put behind bars. Mohmed Salman Patel, 26, was jailed for six years for the […]

5 months ago
M61 northbound delays at Preston due to car fire

Smoke was seen billowing from the cars at Junction 9 of the M61 Pic: Highways England The damage to cars on the M61 northbound Pic: Highways England Preston’s motorway network ground to a halt again following a car fire on the M61 northbound. Walton Summit was […]

6 months ago
Bamber Bridge man is cycling LEJOG in memory of his friends

Paul Stobbs starting the ride from Land’s End A Preston man in taking on the ultimate cycling challenge in memory of his friends. Paul Stobbs, 47, is cycling from Land’s […]

6 months ago
Emergency repairs to M6 southbound at Preston cause delays

Scene on the M6 southbound during Thursday morning Pic: Highways England Scene on the M6 southbound during Thursday morning Pic: Highways England A crash through the central reservation of the M6 at Bamber Bridge is continuing to cause delays. Two lanes […]

6 months ago
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