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.

M61 reopens between Junction 9 and Junction 8 after concern for safety

Traffic being diverted off the M61 at Junction 9 southbound Pic: Highways England The M61 was been shut in both directions heading to and from Preston. Lancashire Police and Highways England shut the motorway due to a concern for safety. The police incident […]

2 days ago
Urgent appeal to trace missing woman from Bamber Bridge

Dianne O'Hanlon Police are appealing for help to trace a woman who has gone missing from Bamber Bridge. Update: Police said during Sunday lunchtime that Dianne had been found safe and well […]

1 week ago
Police uncover drugs and cash stashed in baby wipes bag in Bamber Bridge car

Drugs, cash and mobile phones were uncovered in the car Pic: LancsPoliceTacOps Police recovered drugs, cash and multiple mobile phones after stopping a car in Bamber Bridge. Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations unit made the stop during Saturday (May 16) evening. Stuffe into […]

2 weeks ago
Coronavirus deaths revealed by postcode as confirmed Covid-19 deaths rise to 71 in Preston and South Ribble

The drive-through coronavirus testing facility at Preston's College Pic: StePNE The number of confirmed deaths from Coronavirus in each district of Preston and South Ribble has been revealed. Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show a total of […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Baxi Heating engineers swap boilers for visors to help front line NHS workers

Design engineers at a Preston boiler manufacturer have stepped in to produce personal protective equipment to help front line workers. The product design team at Baxi Heating has been producing […]

2 months ago
Hygiene advice after two cases of coronavirus confirmed in South Ribble

Two linked cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in South Ribble, after two holiday makers returned from a trip to Italy. The people are currently isolating themselves at home. Residents […]

3 months ago
New Insta-glam salon brings Bamber Bridge hairdresser’s dream to life

A young entrepreneurial hairdresser has realised her childhood dream and officially opened the doors to Blossom – an insta-worthy one-stop shop for hair and beauty. The salon situated at South […]

3 months ago
Review: For authentic Curries there’s no place like Munchkin Land

Next up in Blog Preston’s series of reviews – Best and Worst Preston Takeaways According to Just Eat – is Greedy Munchkin in Bamber Bridge. Offering curries, pizzas, burgers and […]

4 months ago
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