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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.

Police reopen Riversway after woman found with ‘serious injuries’

The slip road from Blackpool Road heads to Riversway Pic: Google The slip road from Blackpool Road heads to Riversway Pic: Google A woman has been found with ‘serious injuries’ on a busy Preston road. Preston Police  shut the slip road […]

1 year ago
Lightning strike caused ‘loud bang’ to be heard across Ashton

Firefighters were called to the street in Lea after reports of a 'loud bang' Pic: Benny Mc'Nally Firefighters were called to the street in Lea after reports of a ‘loud bang’ Pic: Benny Mc’Nally Many Prestonians were diverted from their night watching TV by the sound of […]

1 year ago
Car dealership raided near Preston with 14 cars taken

One of the cars taken in the raid One of the cars taken in the raid A Lea car garage is appealing for help to trace 14 cars which have been stolen. Hallmark Cars off Blackpool Road on […]

1 year ago
Cost of Preston’s newest road the Western Distributor revealed

An overhead view of where the Western Distributor is to go An overhead view of where the Western Distributor is to go An updated cost has been given for creating a new road to the west of the city. The Preston […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement House fire in Lea being investigated

Thorntrees Avenue Pic: Google Thorntrees Avenue Pic: Google The cause of a fire in Lea is being investigated by firefighters. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent two crews to Thorntrees Avenue shortly before 11pm […]

1 year ago
Two boys hurt after Boxing Day collision in Lea

Junction of Lowood Grove and Thorntrees Avenue Pic: Google Junction of Lowood Grove and Thorntrees Avenue Pic: Google Two boys were taken to hospital after a crash in Lea on Boxing Day. Preston Police closed Lowood Grove, off Thorntrees […]

1 year ago
Police close Blackpool Road in both directions after crash

Scene of collision near Lea Gate Pic: Chris Pitcher Scene of collision near Lea Gate Pic: Chris Pitcher A major road in and out of Preston has been shut due to a serious collision. Lancashire Police have closed Blackpool […]

1 year ago
Fireworks thrown at cars in Blackpool Road

The junction of West Park Avenue and Blackpool Road Pic: Google The junction of West Park Avenue and Blackpool Road Pic: Google Police have been called to reports of youths throwing fireworks at cars. One driver, who asked not to be […]

2 years ago
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