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.

Police reissue appeal to find Jordan Standing following Avenham assault

Jordan Standing Preston police have reissued an appeal to trace a man wanted in connection with an assault. Jordan Standing, 22, is wanted by police following an assault which took place in […]

6 years ago
Preston local elections 2015: Candidates announced for 19 wards across the city

Candidates for the Preston City Council elections have been announced across 19 wards which have local elections this year. Labour currently holds control at the Town Hall, with 32 out […]

6 years ago
Preston local elections 2015: Thursday deadline for councillor nominations

Ballot Box The deadline for anyone wanting to stand to be a councillor in Preston is this Thursday. 19 wards across the city will see an election for a new councillor. Labour […]

6 years ago
Milda Okunyte RIP: Police appeal to piece together Preston student’s final movements

Milda had many friends in Preston where she studied Tributes have been paid to a Preston student who died following a collision in Preston New Road. Milda Okuynte, 20, was studying at the University of Central Lancashire and police […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston New Road hit and run: Police appeal to find family of woman found lying in the road

Preston New Road where the woman was found A young woman has died in a suspected hit and run incident in a road at the edge of Preston. Lancashire Police were called to Preston New Road, Clifton, at […]

6 years ago
Lea home to be turned into Christmas wonderland for St Catherine’s Hospice

The Parkside lights snapped by The Nikon Lad A house in Lea is turning on its Christmas Lights on Monday and hopes to raise more than £1,000 for a local hospice. Kathryn Rice and her partner Alan Partridge […]

6 years ago
Kirkham bypass crash: Driver named as John Anthony Flitcroft from Preston

A Preston man killed in a fatal smash on the Kirkham bypass has been named. John Anthony Flitcroft, 62, from Clifton, died after his MG sports car crashed into a […]

6 years ago
Preston man killed in crash on the Kirkham bypass

Witnesses are being sought after a 62 year old Preston man died in a car crash on Tuesday night. A blue MG sports car was heading towards the city on […]

6 years ago
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