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.

Lea Road delays expected due to railway bridge works

Lea Road will be reduced to one lane Pic: Great North Rail Project Motorists in Lea are being warned of delays due to work on a railway bridge. The Great North Rail Project has warned that Lea Road has been reduced to a […]

3 months ago
Old cottages on Preston Western Distributor route being dug out

Pickerings Cottages dig Archaeological digs are taking place at cottages in Cottam. Lancashire County Council has begun the work as part of the proposed Preston Western Distributor. The new road will link a […]

4 months ago
Snow and ice force Preston Bus service changes

Ronaldsway became a car park during Wednesday morning Pic: Ryan Gillett Preston Bus has said it is changing a number of services due to the snow and icy conditions. The bus operator is not serving a number of roads on housing […]

4 months ago
Drivers warned to allow extra time after Lea Gate collision

Motorists are warned to allow extra time or use an alternative route travelling between Preston and Kirkham this evening. A motorcyclist and Range Rover have collided with the motorcyclist suffering […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement United Utilities are investigating a water leak in Lea

United Utilities are dealing with a water leak at the junction if Blackpool Road and Lea Road in Lea. Water was seen gushing from a drain this afternoon (Friday December […]

6 months ago
Crash blocks Blackpool Road at Lea Gate

Traffic is queuing along the A583 Traffic is queuing along the A583 Long delays are forming on Blackpool Road heading out of Preston. Preston Police are on the scene on the A583. Traffic is queuing back […]

6 months ago
Biker injured after coming off bike and hitting tree in Ashton Park

The crash took place at the junction of Pedders Lane and Blackpool Road Pic: Google The crash took place at the junction of Pedders Lane and Blackpool Road Pic: Google A motorcyclist remains in a ‘critical condition’ in hospital after an early-morning crash on Sunday. […]

6 months ago
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 […]

6 months ago
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