Bamber Bridge

An area to the south of Preston, it is within South Ribble and is commonly referred to as ‘Brig’. Bamber Bridge has a railway station and a main high street with local shops. It is close to the A6.

Preston man takes on 200-mile ultra-marathon for St Catherine’s Hospice

Ben Hardman is aiming to complete the run in 60 hours. Pic: Ben Hardman A man from Preston is running a 200-mile ultra-marathon to raise money for St Catherine’s Hospice. Ben Hardman is aiming to complete the challenge in under 60 hours, starting on […]

2 weeks ago
Withy Grove Park’s new £110,000 mega slide is now open

The new 110k slide at With Grove Park in Bamber Bridge. Pic: South Ribble Borough Council A new slide which cost £110,000 has opened in Bamber Bridge. South Ribble Borough Council have installed a new slide at Withy Grove Park, after the original centrepiece had to […]

3 weeks ago
River Darwen near Preston the second most sewage spilled river in England

River Darwen looking towards Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A section of river near Preston was one of the most polluted in England last year. New figures on sewage spills released by the Environment Agency and analysed by The […]

3 weeks ago
Eggciting things to do in and around Preston for Easter 2024

Preston has been basking in mid-20 degree heat throughout the Easter weekend Pic: Tony Worrall With the blossom coming out across Preston, it can mean only one thing yolks – Easter is just around the corner. There’s plenty of eggciting activities going on across the […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Hoghton’s new community centre set to open

The new community centre building. Pic: my Young (Gregson Green volunteer) A new community centre in Hoghton is opening its doors on the weekend. Gregson Lane Community Centre, located off Gregson Lane will be opened by two residents, Phyl Barnes and […]

1 month ago
Inside Farington Waste Recovery Park as it prepares to take on food waste challenge

Farington Waste Recovery Park is set to be used to convert food waste into electricity. It’s planned that waste food will be collected from homes across the county by early […]

1 month ago
Residents in South Ribble to be given new storage for food waste

South Ribble residents will be provided with kitchen and kerbside ‘caddies’ South Ribble residents will be provided with kitchen and kerbside ‘caddies’ to store their food waste when household collections begin in two years’ time. The borough council has set about […]

1 month ago
Lancashire Central development at Cuerden seeing ‘strong interest’

Lancashire Central's new signs with county council leader Phillippa Williamson and county councillor Aidy Riggott with James Scott from Maple Grove developments The search is continuing for businesses to be part of the Lancashire Central development. Lancashire County Council says it has received ‘strong interest’ from local, regional and national companies to […]

1 month ago
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