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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.

Watch as heavy rain causes flooding along Preston Guild Wheel

Flooding at Savick Heavy rain has caused flooding at various points along the Guild Wheel, including at Haslam Park, Savick Brook and the River Ribble. Lisa Brown was out on the Guild Wheel […]

2 weeks ago
Two Prestonians nominated for Community Heroes Awards 2019

BBC Radio Lancashire has announced the full list of finalists in the nine categories for the radio station’s 2019 Community Heroes Awards. Two of the 36 candidates have been nominated […]

2 months ago
Pensioner dies after falling off bike in Lea

Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google A pensioner has died after falling off his bike in Lea. Police were called to Sidgreaves Lane shortly after mid-day on Thursday August 8. An 83-year-old man was pronounced dead […]

2 months ago
Preston Bus says it is not cancelling the 88 service

Preston Bus is making timetable changes to a number of services Pic: Ian Simpson A service linking Fulwood, Lea and Larches is not being scrapped according to Preston Bus. Timetable changes are due for the Service 88 along with a number of other services […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fish deaths at Lea ponds due to drastic weekend weather

The weekend’s dramatic weather has had a deadly effect on fish in the Barley Pit near Lea. The Environment Agency is looking at ways to protect the species after dozens […]

3 months ago
Ashton-on-Ribble man wanted by police

Patrick Clifford An Ashton-on-Ribble man is wanted on suspicion of breaching a restraining order. Patrick Clifford, 28, has seen his picture released by Preston Police. They say he’s wanted on suspicion of […]

4 months ago
Water sports centre being built as part of Ribby Hall Village development

A new lake is being created at Ribby Hall Village A holiday resort on the edge of Preston has been granted permission to expand further. Ribby Hall Village is investing £7million in the Reeds Bay development. A 22-acre site will […]

4 months ago
Vegan super-mum breaks 10k buggy run world record at Preston event

Jo with Arthur on her world record buggy run A Lancashire mum is a world record holder after achieving the fastest-ever time for a female pushing a single buggy over 10k. Jo Armitage, who lives in Brinscall, completed the Wesham […]

5 months ago
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