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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.

Firefighters cut free motorist from M61 crash wreckage

Traffic slowing on the M61 southbound during Sunday afternoon Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras The M61 was shut for four hours near Preston after a two-car crash. Police shut the motorway just south of Junction 9 for Clayton Brook due to the collision. One […]

2 months ago
Beer, gin and wine festival planned for Walton Summit

Craft ale will be just one of the many drinks on offer A brewery in Walton Summit is hosting a Beer, Wine and Gin Festival. Running throughout the early May Bank Holiday weekend the Beer Brothers Brewery has free entry. A total […]

2 months ago
Tributes paid to Bamber Bridge ‘devoted father’ who died after Chorley Road crash

Michael Jackson with one of his prize pigeons A grandfather and man with a passion for pigeon flying has been paid tribute to following his death in a car crash. Michael Jackson died in Royal Preston Hospital on […]

2 months ago
Bamber Bridge beer and gin festival returns over Easter weekend

Ale time in Brig The fourth Bamber Bridge beer festival takes place over Easter weekend with more than 20 real ales and 50 gins to sample. From Friday 19 to Sunday 21 April, the […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Driver dies following Bamber Bridge crash

Chorley Road in Bamber Bridge was closed by police Pic: Google The driver of a Mercedes involved in a crash in Bamber Bridge has died. The 45-year-old man from Bamber Bridge suffered serious head injuries and died during Sunday (31 March). […]

2 months ago
Police give update on driver’s condition after Bamber Bridge crash

Police closed Chorley Road while the scene was dealt with Pic: Google A driver is in a ‘critical condition’ following a crash in Bamber Bridge. South Ribble Police closed Chorley Road where it meets Renshaw Drive around 2.20am on Sunday (31 March). […]

3 months ago
Man cut free from overturned car in Bamber Bridge crash

Chorley Road in Bamber Bridge was closed by police Pic: Google Firefighters had to cut a driver free from an overturned car in Bamber Bridge during the early hours of Sunday morning. Crews from Bamber Bridge were called to Pearwood Close […]

3 months ago
Two River Ribble flood warnings as Storm Hannah lashes the city

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown Two flood warnings are in force saying ‘flooding is expected’ from the River Ribble. The Environment Agency has two sections of the river at Preston under floodwatch. Heavy rainfall from […]

3 months ago
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