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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.

Lea motorists offered the chance to protect their motorbikes and cars by police

Motorcyclists and cyclists in Lea are being urged to get their bikes coded with special screws to deter thieves. Officers from Lancashire Police will be at Homebase on Preston Docks […]

6 years ago
Online Preston business Dollz up for start-up business award

Dollz founder Samantha Mercer An online make-up business in Preston has been ranked as one of the top 10 start-ups of the year. Dollz, started by Lea-based Samantha Mercer and her partner Jonny, acts […]

6 years ago
Police appeal for information after van stolen in Lea

Police in Preston are appealing for information after a van was stolen in Lea. The Ford Transit van was reported stolen from opposite the Pig and Whistle pub on Blackpool […]

6 years ago
Fire crews attend car blaze at Lea garages

Fire crews at the garage fire in Lea. Pic by Jo Cook. Preston fire crews have put put a blazing car in Lea. A car in a block of garages on Nelson Crescent caught fire at 6.13pm on Saturday evening. The vehicle […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Serious Crash on Larches Lane

A serious road traffic accident occurred on Larches Lane in Preston this evening at 17.02. The collision involved the number 89 from Preston Bus which services the Larches Estate, a […]

6 years ago
Cyclist in hospital following Blackpool Road collision

A cyclist remains in hospital following what police describe as a “serious collision” in Lea. The cyclist, a 55-year-old woman, was involved in an incident with a Volkswagen car. She […]

6 years ago
Meet Preston’s councillors: Julie Buttle representing Lea

Here’s our latest look at getting to know Preston’s councillors: Name? Julie Buttle Age? 47 Which ward do you represent? Lea Ward How long have you represented the ward? 6 […]

6 years ago
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