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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.

Where in Preston Covid-19 cases have doubled, as Lancashire leaders speak out against government plans

Screenshot of Covid-19 case data map 1 to 7 October In the week 1 October to 7 October some areas in and around Preston have seen the number of Covid-19 positive cases double or even quadruple. According to government data, cases […]

2 weeks ago
M55 fully reopens after police incident at Kirkham junction

Queuing traffic on the M55 during Wednesday morning Pic: Owen Houghton Motorists travelling between Preston and Blackpool experienced long delays during Wednesday (7 October) morning. Lancashire Police closed the motorway between Junction 3 (Kirkham/Wesham) and Junction 4 (Peel Hill) in both […]

3 weeks ago
Teen missing from Warton sparks police appeal

Lena Jay Pic: Lancashire Police Police say they are ‘increasingly concerned’ about the welfare of a missing teenage girl. Update: Lena was found safe and well during Monday (5 October) afternoon, police thanked the public […]

3 weeks ago
Police looking for man who breached domestic violence order after three days

Dominic Battiniello Preston Police are looking for a 28-year-old who is wanted in connection with breaching a domestic violence protection order. Dominic Battiniello was given the order at Preston Magistrates’ Court on […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have had positive coronavirus tests in the last week

The number of positive tests for coronavirus has risen across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only obtain a test if they […]

1 month ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 29 to September 4

Hugh Carthy riding in the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Fulwood and Walton-le-Dale saw the closure and opening of coronavirus testing centres, and The Living City project launched its […]

2 months ago
Demolition of Savick shops will go ahead; 12 new homes, a library and shop to follow

View of the planned Savick library Pic: Bowker Sadler Architecture The demolition of the Savick shops has been approved. Community Gateway Association‘s second phase of regeneration plans for the area was passed on 20 August by Preston City Council. The development […]

2 months ago
Lea PCOS sufferer walking 100 miles with her baby – after being told she’d never have children

Laura holding a Verity sign and her baby A Lea mum is walking 100 miles with her baby during September to raise awareness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Laura Faulkner runs the Lancashire group of the UK’s only […]

2 months ago
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