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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.

Fire service tackles derelict building fire on Sidegreaves Lane

Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google Fire crews and three fire engines last night attended a blaze in a building on Sidegreaves Lane. At 8.36pm on 12 July 2022, Lancashire Fire and Rescue engines from Preston […]

4 weeks ago
Lea man arrested on suspicion of fuel theft after Range Rover boxed in by police

Officers boxed the Range Rover in Pic: Preston Police A Lea man has been arrested by police investigating a number of fuel thefts from filling stations. Officers have been investigating after more than £1,000 of fuel was stolen from […]

2 months ago
Councillor Neil Darby welcomed as Preston’s 694th Mayor at just 34 years old

The new Mayor of Preston, Councillor Neil Darby The city of Preston has formally welcomed Councillor Neil Darby as its 694th Mayor. Councillor Darby is one of the youngest to hold the role, as far as records show, at […]

3 months ago
Three men with Preston links named in Lancashire’s most wanted

Lancashire Police have issued a new appeal to trace a number of most wanted criminals. The men are amongst six of the most wanted criminals in Lancashire and are being […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam, Lea and Ribchester roadworks to affect Preston Bus services

A number of bus services will charge passengers more Pic: Mike McNiven A number of roadworks are taking place in the coming weeks which will have an impact on the bus service. Roadworks and bus stop closures will have an effect on […]

6 months ago
Preston man with links to Ribbleton, Lea, Ashton and city centre wanted on recall to prison

John McKenzie Police are appealing for help to find a Preston man wanted on recall to prison. John McKenzie, 27, has links to Ribbleton, Lea, Ashton-on-Ribble and the city centre. He is […]

6 months ago
Preston family don festive outfits for St Catherine’s Hospice ‘Santa Drive by’

A local family has taken to the streets to spread Christmas cheer and raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice. This month, Adam Hennings and his family have dressed as Santa […]

8 months ago
Cottam Parkway train station consultation begins

A new train station in northwest Preston will see better transport links for jobs, business and leisure, according to Lancashire County Council. The Cottam Parkway Railway Station will be located […]

8 months ago
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