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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.

The areas of Preston, South Ribble and Chorley to have had positive coronavirus tests in the last week

The number of positive tests for coronavirus has risen across Preston, South Ribble and Chorley. Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only obtain a test if they […]

1 week ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 29 to September 4

Hugh Carthy riding in the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Fulwood and Walton-le-Dale saw the closure and opening of coronavirus testing centres, and The Living City project launched its […]

2 weeks ago
Demolition of Savick shops will go ahead; 12 new homes, a library and shop to follow

View of the planned Savick library Pic: Bowker Sadler Architecture The demolition of the Savick shops has been approved. Community Gateway Association‘s second phase of regeneration plans for the area was passed on 20 August by Preston City Council. The development […]

3 weeks ago
Lea PCOS sufferer walking 100 miles with her baby – after being told she’d never have children

Laura holding a Verity sign and her baby A Lea mum is walking 100 miles with her baby during September to raise awareness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Laura Faulkner runs the Lancashire group of the UK’s only […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Changes to Preston nuclear site’s emergency planning zone

Changes have been made to the Detailed Emergency Planning Zone (DEPZ) around Springfields Fuels Limited in Salwick. Lancashire County Council has recently revised the zone, which includes the villages of […]

1 month ago
Longridge and South Ribble are not included in the Preston local lockdown

A woman having a coronavirus test After the announcement today of a government enforced local lockdown from midnight, many people in and around Preston are concerned about whether the lockdown will affect their household. The local […]

2 months ago
Ashton-on-Ribble residents plagued by road racers say its been ‘worse in lockdown’

Car Meet Residents near Preston Docks in Ashton-on-Ribble say they are being plagued by car enthusiasts using the area as a ‘drag strip’. Complaints about loud music and revving engines on modified […]

2 months ago
Ashton man dresses up to deliver homemade meals to Preston’s frontline workers

Chris delivering to Preston Police An Ashton man has dressed up in his partner’s dress to deliver homemade meals to Preston’s frontline workers. Chris Murray is the founder of Preston Here for Humanity, a non-profit […]

2 months ago
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