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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.

Man taken to hospital after Bamber Bridge gang attack

A man has suffered serious injures after being attacked in Bamber Bridge. Police and paramedics were called to Cottage Lane shortly before 1.30pm to reports a man had been attacked […]

4 days ago
Meet Basil Salty, Freddie Frostoff, Holly Chilloughby and Albert Ice-stein – the new gritters keeping the roads safe this winter

As some headlines predict the coldest winter in 30 years set to hit the north west this year, a new team of heroes will be out in force, keeping Lancashire’s […]

2 weeks ago
Delays on M6 at Bamber Bridge due to a collision between a car and a cyclist

The sliproad onto the M6 northbound at junction 29, Bamber Bridge, is closed due to a collision. The closure is also causing delays southbound. At 7.55 this morning police received […]

1 month ago
Men charged with burglary after Penwortham break-ins

Two men have been charged with burglary following a number of break-ins in Penwortham. On Friday afternoon, officers attended two separate reports of burglaries at homes in Valley Road and […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Join the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning with these Macmillan events in Preston

Bon Bons coffee and cake Pic: Bon Bons/Facebook Macmillan Cancer Support hosted their first coffee morning in 1990. Since then, the initiative has raised over £200 million for the charity. The ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ is Macmillan’s biggest […]

2 months ago
Cycling legend talk coming to Preston bike shop

Tom Simpson A top cycling author is coming to Preston to talk about his new biography on one of Britain’s greatest cyclists. Ribble Cycles is hosting an evening with author Chris Sidwells […]

2 months ago
Bamber Bridge micropub named in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide

Exterior of Brig 'n' Barrel A Bamber Bridge micropub has been named in the Campaign for Real Ale’s Good Beer Guide 2020. Brig ’n’ Barrel in Station Road has been recognised in the prestigious guide, […]

2 months ago
Family friendly places to visit on a rainy day in Preston

We all know it’s much easier to entertain the kids when the sun is shining. Unfortunately, August is turning out to be a bit of a washout. Luckily for us, […]

3 months ago
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