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.

Two people in hospital after Greaves Town Lane crash

Emergency services near Lea Primary School on Wednesday The rider of a motorbike and his passengers are in hospital after a crash in Larches on Wednesday evening. A black Kawasaki motorcycle collided with a silver Jaguar in Greaves […]

4 years ago
Crash involving motorbike closes road near Preston primary school

Greaves Town Lane has been closed to traffic Pic: Benny McNally Police closed a road in Larches after a crash involving a motorbike. A motorcyclist is understood to have been treated at the scene on Wednesday afternoon. The road was closed […]

4 years ago
Michaela Strachan opens new animal attraction at Ribby Hall

Michaela on the right, Neil Trickett, and one very large snake! A familiar face came to a new wildlife attraction in Preston to officially open it. TV presenter Michaela Strachan was the special guest at Ribby Hall Village near Preston. Michaela […]

4 years ago
Lea Road stabbing: Three people arrested as victim remains in hospital

A police officer stands at a cordon in Lea Road A man is in a stable condition in hospital after being stabbed in the stomach in Lea. The 29-year-old man was stabbed in the early hours of Sunday (31 July) […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police and forensics teams outside Lea house

Preston Police outside the home in Lea on Sunday morning Police were maintaining a presence outside a house in Lea. During Sunday morning a number of police vehicles were outside a property close to the junction of Lea Road with Nelson Road. A […]

4 years ago
Tornado spotted trying to form over Preston

Tornado hunters spotted the weather phenomena trying to form over Lea Pic: Candice Robinson and Benny Mc'Nally Darkening skies over Preston have seen a mini-tornado form. The funnel appeared in the clouds over Lea. No weather warnings are issued for the Preston area but eagle-eyed weather watchers […]

4 years ago
Tributes paid to Brian Carroll who died in Ribby Hall crash

Brian Carroll who died in Ribby Hall crash which closed the road for around six hours A driver who died in a crash near Preston has been named as the man who ran pubs in Kirkham and Newton. Pensioner Brian Carroll died in the crash near […]

4 years ago
Ribby Hall crash claims life of pensioner

Police closed the A583 for around six hours Pic: Lancashire Road Police A pensioner has died during a car crash on the outskirts of Preston. Police closed the A583 Blackpool Road for a number of hours near the Ribby Hall roundabout on […]

4 years ago
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