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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.

Woman rescued from her car in Blackpool Road

Blackpool Road/ Thorntrees Ave junction A woman was rescued from her car by firefighters following a collision in Blackpool Road. Emergency services were called to the junction with Thorntrees Road […]

3 days ago
Preston Western Distributor decision won’t be made locally

Route of the Preston Western Distributor Route of the Preston Western Distributor The government is to be asked to decide whether a new multi-million pound road for Preston will go ahead. Construction firm Robertson Group has […]

4 days ago
Work underway to improve road safety in Cottam

Cottam Way Work is underway to improve road safety in Cottam Way following concern from residents. Traffic calming is already underway, new road markings will be installed and footpaths will […]

1 week ago
Two roads in Preston targeted during speeding crackdown

Fulwood Hall Lane was one of the roads with the speed check Pic: Google Fulwood Hall Lane was one of the roads with the speed check Pic: Google Two Preston speeding hotspots have been targeted during a community road watch scheme. Fulwood Hall Lane […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police search for two men after Lea off-licence trashed

One of the men holds an iPhone during the break-in One of the men holds an iPhone during the break-in Two men are being hunted after trashing an off-licence in Lea. Preston Police have released pictures of the men who […]

1 month ago
New pedestrian crossing coming to Blackpool Road

The new crossing in Blackpool Road work about to start Pic: Benny Mc'Nally The new crossing in Blackpool Road work about to start Pic: Benny Mc’Nally Work on a long-awaited new pedestrian crossing across one of Preston’s busiest stretches of road. The crossing […]

1 month ago
Blackpool Road roadworks extended for another week

Pic credit: Benny Mc’Nally. Roadworks in Lea Blackpool Road roadworks have been extended for another week. Four-way traffic lights have been put in place whilst United Utilities are installing a new section […]

1 month ago
Blackpool Road roadworks to fix broken sewer will take longer than planned

Roadworks in Lea Pic credit: Benny Mc’Nally.  Roadworks in one of Preston’s busiest roads will take an extra four weeks to complete. United Utilities are installing a new section of sewer […]

2 months ago
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