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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.

Four events for Prestonians to see new M55 link road plan

Route of the proposed link road © Crown copyright. Lancashire County Council. Licence No. 100023320 2004 Consultation on a proposed link road between the M55 and the west of Preston has begun. Four events are being held in Lea, Ingol, Fulwood and Ashton for local residents […]

5 years ago
Location of new train station for the west of Preston

The new station, marked by a red box, is at the point where the new road would cross the rail line The location of a proposed new station to serve the west of the city has been shown on council documents. Cottam Parkway is part of the Preston Local Plan which […]

5 years ago
Preston West link road: Consultation launched on new road between M55 and A583

Summer on the Lancaster Canal The route of a link road first mooted in the mid-1970s is to be displayed at a series of public events in June. Known as the Preston Western Distributor the […]

5 years ago
Police appeal for stolen motorcycle in Preston

Lancashire Police are asking for help to track down a stolen motorcycle from the Lea area. A motorcycle was stolen last Tuesday night (6 May) from Gilhouse Avenue, Lea in […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Updated: Police find missing Lea teenager safe and well

Chloe Tate Police say a 13-year-old girl from Lea was found safe and well on Saturday night. Chloe Tate of Savick Way had last been seen at 8.45am on Thursday 17 April. […]

5 years ago
Environmental report reveals scale of new Western Preston link road plan

A report prepared for the county council states there is a risk of pollution in the Lancaster Canal if the road went ahead Permission is being sought by the county council to scope out a new £105 million link road for Preston. As part of the City Deal, pumping hundreds of million of […]

5 years ago
Lea man to cycle 50 miles for St Catherine’s hospice in cancer battle

Mick and his pal Andy Murray are to take on the cycle challenge A man from Lea is preparing to take on a 50-mile cycle challenge as he battles cancer. Mick Smith, 51, has colon, bowel, liver and lung cancer and is riding […]

5 years ago
Preston local elections: City to go to the polls in May

Preston will go to the ballot box in May to elect a new set of councillors. Nineteen wards are up for election, with only Ashton, Deepdale and Preston Rural East […]

6 years ago
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