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Wildlife and Conservation

This category relates to all things to do with wildlife and conservation in Preston.

Winter Hill fire has been brought ‘under control’

Green shoots have been coming through amongst the scarred hillside Green shoots have been coming through amongst the scarred hillside Efforts on Winter Hill to contain a moorland fire have paid off. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service say the blaze […]

1 month ago
United Utilities to introduce hosepipe ban for Preston

We won't be able to use a hosepipe like this for potentially a few weeks in August Pic: Douglas Kelly We won’t be able to use a hosepipe like this for potentially a few weeks in August Pic: Douglas Kelly Preston homeowners are facing a hosepipe ban from early August. […]

1 month ago
River Ribble faces low levels during heatwave

The River Ribble is facing low water levels. Pic: Stephen Melling Warm weather and increased water usage is taking its toll on the River Ribble. Hot temperatures have been hitting […]

1 month ago
Rivington Moor wildfire scene still being monitored by fire crews

An aerial view of the Rivington Moor fire Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service An aerial view of the Rivington Moor fire Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Firefighters are continuing to monitor the situation on Rivington Pike after a moorland fire. Acres of […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Poppies lining Broughton Bypass are a fitting tribute to war hero James Towers

Poppies have been lining James Towers Way Poppies springing up along¬†Broughton Bypass are a fitting tribute to war hero James Towers. Covering the route that was named after the Victoria […]

2 months ago
Grimsargh now has control of its reservoirs back

A view of the current wetlands in Grimsargh A view of the current wetlands in Grimsargh A village in Preston has been handed back control of three reservoirs. Victoria bodies of water in Grimsargh are now controlled by […]

10 months ago
Pollution warning at Cuerden Valley Park river

The River Lostock has turned a murky brown colour The River Lostock has turned a murky brown colour A river near Preston appears to have been contaminated with pollution. Environment Agency officers are working to find the source of […]

12 months ago
Canal clean up brings Shelley Road together

Volunteers cleaning up the canal in Ashton-on-Ribble Volunteers cleaning up the canal in Ashton-on-Ribble Hundreds of pieces of glass, beer cans and a shopping trolley have been fished out of the canal at Preston. Dozens of Shelley […]

1 year ago
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