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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.

Preston to host Wales’ Men’s team training base during Rugby League World Cup 2021

UCLan Sports Arena from the air Pic: UCLan Sports Arena / Facebook With less than 500 days to go until the opening fixture of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), tournament organisers have announced Preston as the training base for Wales’ […]

3 weeks ago
Aerial pictures show Preston Western Distributor progress

One of the new bridges over the canal for the new road Pic: Stephen Young/LCC New aerial pictures show the work progressing on the latest new road for Preston. The Preston Western Distributor will link the M55, from a new motorway junction, down to the […]

2 months ago
Preston Western Distributor works to shut part of Bartle Lane for two years

Bartle Lane will shut at its junction with Lea Lane Pic: Google A section of road between Lea and Cottam is to be shut for two years. Bartle Lane, at its junction with Lea Lane, is being closed off by Lancashire County […]

2 months ago
Police catch driver speeding in Blackpool Road as lockdown speeding issues continue

The driver caught speeding in Blackpool Road Pic: LancsRoadPolice A driver has been given a penalty notice after being caught speeding in Blackpool Road. Police are warning those using the quieter roads during lockdown they face increased patrols. Lancashire […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fire crews tackle driftwood fire near Preston Docks

The fire took place off Wallend Road Pic: Google Emergency services were called to a fire near Preston Docks during Saturday evening. Crews from Penwortham Fire Station attended and spent 30 minutes tackling the fire which involved a large […]

3 months ago
Part of a road in Lea to close forever for Preston Western Distributor underpass

Darkinson Lane in Lea Pic: Google A road in Lea is to be shut permanently as part of work to create the Preston Western Distributor. The new road is to join the M55 at a new […]

3 months ago
Temporary morgue at BAE Systems in Warton begins operation

A temporary morgue built at the BAE Systems site at Warton begins operating from today. The Lancashire Resilience Forum has been working to build the temporary facility in an aircraft […]

3 months ago
Ashton secondary school to be expanded to cope with Preston school places demand

Ashton Community Science School is to absorb some of the pressure on the city's school places Pic: Google A Preston secondary school is to expand the number of pupils it takes on for the next two years. Due to the rapid building of new homes to the North […]

3 months ago
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