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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 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 […]

6 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
Great War memorabilia wanted for Lea School project

Lea Community Primary School are appealing for stories, pictures, memorabilia or anything about our brave heroes who fought in World War I. Roger Baines MBE on behalf of the school […]

6 years ago
Updated: Police find missing Preston man safe and well

Updated 6.40am: Police in Preston have confirmed the man they were looking for in the Docks area has been found safe and well. Chief Superintendent Tim Jacques tweeted the news […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Cottam farm could be demolished to create new executive homes

Maxy House Farm would be demolished under the plans Plans to demolish a farm in Cottam and replace it with 14 homes have been lodged. The large family homes could be built along Sandy Lane as a farm-owning family […]

6 years ago
‘Garden city’ plan for the North West of Preston is unveiled

Some scenes in the masterplan of what green spaces would be provided alongside the homes The North West edge of Preston could see up to 5,300 homes built in what councillors claim is a new “garden city”. A masterplan which takes in the Broughton, Cottam, […]

6 years ago
Runners prepare to take part in Central Lancashire Half Marathon near Preston

500 runners will take part in the event Runners are expected to shake off the Christmas pounds with a half marathon route around the edge of Preston. The sixth annual Central Lancashire New Year Half Marathon takes place […]

7 years ago
Pig and Whistle armed raid: CCTV system and camera was also taken

The Pig and Whistle is a popular Sunday lunch spot for families Police hunting a gang of men who tied up staff, brandished weapons and tied up staff at a Preston pub have told how they tore out the pub’s CCTV system. […]

7 years ago
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