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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.

New flood alerts in place for areas around the River Ribble

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown The Environment Agency has issued new flood alerts for Monday as rising river levels put parts of Preston and South Ribble at risk. Low lying land and roads in Higher […]

1 month ago
Extra reception class for Lea County Primary to meet growing demand

Lea County Primary School will have an extra reception class in September 2020 to accommodate growing demand for places. Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has agreed to a temporary increase in […]

2 months ago
Luxury £4.6m homes scheme to be built by the canal in Lea

A £4.6m luxury homes scheme has been launched by the canal in Lea. Edgewater Oaks is a gated community of five-bedroom, fully furnished properties by developer 10Acia, on Lea Road. […]

3 months ago
Meet the Preston women hoping to represent England at the Walking Football World Cup

Four ladies from Preston are hoping to represent England in the first ever Women’s Walking Football World Cup. Anne-Marie Craven, Nicola Rutherford, Alison Hitchen and Louise Cafferky all made debuts […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council leaders accused of ignoring pleas about Preston’s perilous pavements

Lancashire County Council has been accused of ignoring safety fears over two narrow pavements in Preston. Concerns have been raised over the footpaths at Broughton roundabout (A6/M55) and at the […]

3 months ago
General election 2019 results for Fylde

Ballot Box Fylde has elected its new MP and it is Mark Menzies. Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 16,661 votes compared to 11,805 at the 2017 general election. Menzies has been […]

4 months ago
Business as usual for Savick shops ahead of planned demolition

The row of shops and the library at Savick Pic: Google The housing association behind plans to demolish a row of local businesses is asking the public to continue to support the traders. Community Gateway Association (CGA) has recently submitted a […]

4 months ago
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 […]

6 months ago
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