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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.

Primary school pupils in Lea pen letter to Marcus Rashford

St Bernard’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery in Lea have responded to the online abuse aimed at Marcus Rashford by writing him a letter telling him how valued he is. […]

2 weeks ago
Parent company of Lea Town pub The Windmill Tavern goes into administration

The Windmill Tavern. Pic: Google The Windmill Tavern, Lea is one of five Lancashire pubs that are being assessed financially. Patrick Lannagan and Julien Irving of Mazars LLP have been appointed as Joint Administrators of […]

1 month ago
Lea man wanted by police after man’s ear bitten off in Bamber Bridge attack

Oliver Bland Police are appealing for information to find Lea man Oliver Bland. Bland, of Cotty Brook Close, is wanted in connection with a number of offences that occurred between Friday 18 […]

1 month ago
Lea axe throwing experience set to welcome customers back

A Lea axe throwing experience will return to the garden of St Christopher’s Church in Blackpool Road this Saturday (26 June). Terry Watters, the owner of Axperience, is a ticketed […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Covid-19 cases on the rise in majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble

Map showing Preston and South Ribble Covid-19 cases in the seven days to 26 May 2021 Covid-19 cases are on the rise again in many areas of Preston and South Ribble. Out of the 32 localities covered in Blog Preston‘s weekly update, 21 saw increases. In […]

2 months ago
Lea girl aged 4 runs for 100 minutes to raise funds in honour of classmate with Leukaemia

Arla Faulkner A four-year-old Lea girl has completed a 100-minute running challenge in honour of her friend who has cancer. Arla Faulkner smashed her £50 target to raise £450 for Milly’s Smiles, […]

2 months ago
Daughter of Preston cancer fighter sings about checking for lumps in heart-wrenching viral video

Ivy Brown in the video Pic: @cancerfightingpantsareon A video starring Ivy Brown, the six-year-old daughter of Preston cancer fighter Roisín Pelan, is spreading the word on the importance of checking for changes in the body. In the […]

4 months ago
Latest figures show many people have received the Covid vaccine in each area of Preston and South Ribble

So far 37% of the UK population have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meaning more than 24 million people across the UK have had their first jab. […]

5 months ago
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