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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.

Thwaites submits housing plans for land next to Lea pub

The Smith's Arms in Lea Lane Pic: Paul Melling Land used for grazing animals next to a countryside pub is due to be sold off for housing. Thwaites brewery has tabled plans for six family homes to be built […]

4 years ago
Preston Western Distributor plans move to next stage for major new road

Route of the Preston Western Distributor The route of a major new road to the west of Preston has been confirmed, as plans are officially lodged by Lancashire County Council. Preston’s Western Distributor, linking the M55 […]

4 years ago
Why was there a plane circling over Preston?

A Cessna was flying low over Preston late on Saturday night Pic: Wikimedia Commons A plane circling over the North West edge of Preston late on Saturday night caused alarm. The private Cessna 208b was doing loops in the Lea and Ingol area. Listed […]

4 years ago
Kingsley Cairns jailed: Police give their reaction to stabbing sentence

Kingsley Cairns Police have given their reaction after a teenager was jailed for stabbing a man in a Preston alleyway. Kingsley Cairns, 17, was sentenced at Preston Crown Court following the incident […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lowthian Street stabbing: Kingsley Cairns jailed for attack down dark alley

Detectives on the scene in Lowthian Street A teenager who stabbed a man behind a pub in Preston city centre has been sentenced to six and a half years in a young offenders institute. Dominic Horton, 18, […]

4 years ago
Blackpool Road collision: Pensioner remains in hospital

Police presence at Lea Gate Pic: Sean Cunningham A pensioner remains in hospital with serious injuries after a collision in Lea on Saturday night. The 65-year-old man from Wesham was struck by a vehicle while crossing the road […]

4 years ago
Blackpool Road collision: Man in his 60s in hospital with serious injuries

Police presence at Lea Gate Pic: Sean Cunningham A man is in hospital after being struck by a car near a Preston pub. The collision near the Lea Gate pub in Blackpool Road at Lea has left a […]

4 years ago
Blackpool Road closed after collision near Lea Gate pub

The collision is near the Lea gate pub Pic: Paul Melling/Tony Worrall A major road into Preston has been closed following a collision near Lea. Preston Police said they have been called to a crash near the Lea Gate pub in Blackpool […]

4 years ago
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