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.

Preston nurse organises charity concert with Gary Barlow tribute act

Dan Hadfield will perform at the charity fundraiser A Preston nurse is putting on a show to help children who have lost a parent at a young age. Kelly Baines, who works at Royal Preston Hospital, has booked […]

4 years ago
Watch route the Preston Western Distributor is due to take

Route of the Preston Western Distributor Not sure where the new Preston Western Distributor Road is due to go? Carving its way through the countryside to the west of the city the five mile new route […]

4 years ago
Preston Western Distributor consultation to take place in January

The proposed route of the Western Distributor and Link Roads New plans for a major new road on the western edge of Preston are to be consulted on. Lancashire County Council has signed off holding a six-week public consultation on […]

5 years ago
Preston flood warnings: Savick Brook bursting its banks

Savick Brook off Black Bull Lane in Fulwood on Boxing Day morning Pic: Chris Burscough Savick Brook is bursting its banks along its route in Fulwood, Ashton and Lea. Blog Preston readers have been contacting us about the brook which is normally a peaceful trickle. […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Watch Willow Coppice Christmas lights display and Kidz4Kidz performance

Ben and Gemma's festive display Willow Coppice in Lea was turned into a winter wonderland on Saturday night. Ben and Gemma Martin put on a Christmas lights show for their neighbours and those from further […]

5 years ago
Willow Coppice Christmas lights show to raise cash for Derian House

The Willow Coppice home is decked out for Christmas A Christmas lights extravaganza is to take place in Lea to raise money for a local hospice. Ben and Gemma Martin are inviting everyone to their place for a festive […]

5 years ago
Preston Christmas house lights up for one final time

The Lea house with this year's Christmas display A Preston festive tradition has already raised hundreds of pounds for charity thanks to a bunch of Christmas lights. For the final time Kathryn Rice and Alan Partridge have been […]

5 years ago
Lucy Neville missing: Preston teenager not seen since Saturday found safe and well

Lucy Neville A teenager last seen at a bus stop in Lea has not been seen for more than 48 hours. Update: Preston Police say Lucy has been found safe and well […]

5 years ago
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