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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.

Area-by-area Covid-19 cases in Preston and South Ribble up to 14 January

Latest Preston and South Ribble Coronavirus cases map The majority of areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases over the last week (8 to 14 January). The largest increases in the 22 […]

1 day ago
Watch latest progress on Preston Western Distributor in frosty aerial scenes

Preston Western Distributor from above Pic: CJ Green New footage shows the progress being made on the Preston Western Distributor. A frosty landscape to the west of the city is shown from above in drone footage by CJ […]

2 weeks ago
Lea Community Primary School won’t re-open as planned due to ‘rising infection rates’

Lea Community School in Greaves Town Lane Pic: Google A primary school in Lea has decided to delay re-opening after the Christmas break. Lea Community Primary School’s headteacher has written to all parents during Sunday (3 January) to explain […]

3 weeks ago
How to recycle your Christmas tree in Preston, South Ribble, Fylde, Ribble Valley, Wyre and West Lancashire

The Christmas tree on the Harris balcony in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Now that the festive period is winding down, the Christmas decorations will soon be packed away for another year. But many people will be left unsure what to do with […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Map shows mixed view for latest coronavirus figures in Preston and South Ribble

Latest coronavirus case figures map for Preston and South Ribble Around half of local areas in Preston and South Ribble have seen a decrease in coronavirus cases from 3 December to 9 December, while the other half recorded increases. Plungington […]

1 month ago
St Matthew’s area of Preston sees a doubling of coronavirus cases in space of a week

Latest coronavirus cases map for Preston and South Ribble. Latest coronavirus data shows that St Matthew’s has seen a 127 per cent rise in Covid cases in the last week (4-11 November). Other areas in Preston and South Ribble […]

2 months ago
Police hunt for two men after teenage boy stabbed in Haslam Park

Haslam Park walkway Pic: Tony Worrall A boy was stabbed in Haslam Park yesterday afternoon (Monday 16 November). The 16-year-old was approached by two men at around 3pm before the incident occurred. After an altercation the […]

2 months ago
Lea woman aiming to use her battle with anorexia to help others love themselves

Laura Sylvester with her dog, Honey A woman from Lea is speaking out about her eating disorder in an attempt to help other women love and accept themselves for who they are. Laura Sylvester was diagnosed […]

2 months ago
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