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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.

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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months 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 […]

2 months ago
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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 […]

2 months ago
Family pay tribute to ‘shining light’ who has died after M65 crash

Victoria Goodwin Pic: Lancashire Police A 32-year-old woman has died in hospital after a crash on the M65 on Wednesday evening. Victoria Goodwin suffered serious injuries during the crash between Junction 2 (Bamber Bridge) and […]

2 months ago
Sainsbury’s hit by shopping delivery and contactless payments glitch

Sainsbury's at Bamber Bridge A popular supermarket chain is not able to fulfil online grocery orders or accept contactless payments in store after a software error. Sainsbury’s, which has supermarkets at Bamber Bridge and […]

2 months ago
Police shut M65 at Bamber Bridge due to crash

M65 closure with a police car seen on traffic cameras Pic: Highways England The M65 was shut eastbound at Bamber Bridge due to a crash. Lancashire Police and emergency services were called to the scene just after 7.30pm on Wednesday (13 March). The […]

2 months ago
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