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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.

Ashton-on-Ribble man wanted by police

Patrick Clifford An Ashton-on-Ribble man is wanted on suspicion of breaching a restraining order. Patrick Clifford, 28, has seen his picture released by Preston Police. They say he’s wanted on suspicion of […]

1 month ago
Water sports centre being built as part of Ribby Hall Village development

A new lake is being created at Ribby Hall Village A holiday resort on the edge of Preston has been granted permission to expand further. Ribby Hall Village is investing £7million in the Reeds Bay development. A 22-acre site will […]

1 month ago
Vegan super-mum breaks 10k buggy run world record at Preston event

Jo with Arthur on her world record buggy run A Lancashire mum is a world record holder after achieving the fastest-ever time for a female pushing a single buggy over 10k. Jo Armitage, who lives in Brinscall, completed the Wesham […]

2 months ago
Police reopen canal bridge and footpaths in Lea

Sidgreaves Lane is closed over the canal Pic: Google Police had sectioned off part of the Lancaster Canal and a road over it during Thursday in Preston. Sidgreaves Lane, where it goes over the canal, was closed to traffic […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Call to save Savick shops as demolition looms

The row of shops and the library at Savick Pic: Google A much-loved community cafe in Savick looks set to be demolished. Community Gateway Association is preparing to lodge plans for knocking down the Savick shops in Birkdale Drive. Lynda Day, […]

2 months ago
A brown and red Lancaster Canal is attracting attention in Preston

A very brown canal at the Ribble Link Pic: Andy Tibor Gerencser A stretch of Preston’s canal near Haslam Park continues to look as though its become a giant sandpit. The muddy brown colour is from algae within the water. Canal River […]

4 months ago
Canal side luxury homes being built in Lea

How one of the homes in Lea is due to look Pic: DA.V.E + CO These are the luxury homes due to be built on the outskirts of Preston. Developer David Price has seen work start on the six properties. Facing onto the Lancaster Canal […]

4 months ago
More change for Simon Rigby’s empire as he hands over Vittorias Kirkham

What was known as The Villa at Kirkham Pic: Google Simon Rigby is no longer operating Vittorias at Kirkham. The Guild Hall owner has let the eatery to Ross Wallis, managing director of Leftmove estate agents. The move comes two […]

5 months ago
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