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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.

Crews battle fire at commercial premises in Bamber Bridge

Crews spent over 90 minutes dealing with a fire at an unnamed commercial premises. Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service were called to Club Street, in Bamber Bridge, at around 2pm […]

3 months ago
Popular bespoke cake maker Something Sweet losing business after being targeted by hackers

Lauren Iozzi, of Something Sweet, hard at work A bespoke cake creator from Bamber Bridge says her business has been affected hugely by the loss of her primary marketing tool. Lauren Iozzi, 33 from Bamber Bridge, set up […]

3 months ago
Preston community group dances in solidarity with One Billion Rising

The Mayor and the Creative Communities Group pose with one arm in the air for One Billion Rising A Preston community group has taken part in one of the largest mass movements of people in the world for the annual One Billion Rising event. It was the Creative […]

3 months ago
Beer Box owner grateful for public support after unexpected bill and ‘bullying’ leads to grim 24 hours

Beer Box in Bamber Bridge A Bamber Bridge micropub owner is breathing a sigh of relief after the distress and shock of a business-threatening four-figure bill landing with little notice. Mark Bentham, who has been […]

3 months ago
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Man rushed to hospital with serious injuries after Wigan Road crash

Blue light from a police car Pic: South Ribble Police A man was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a crash involving a car and a cyclist on a key road connecting Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge with Leyland. […]

3 months ago
Cuerden Valley Park to host magical light trail experience

Visitors will be able to wind their way through light installations Pic: Cuerden Valley Park A new light spectacular is coming to Cuerden Valley Park. The Northern Lights event will see the park’s Pinetum illuminated to create a magical light trail experience. Visitors will be […]

3 months ago
Community groups in South Ribble urged to apply for £100,000 fund

The Base II opening event South Ribble’s voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sectors can receive up to £20,000 in funding. With £100,000 available in total, those eligible can apply until 23 February.  The scheme […]

4 months ago
South Ribble Borough Council urges eligible households to claim £500 cost of living grant

South Ribble Borough Council building. Pic: South Ribble Council Funding is available to help support households in South Ribble who are struggling due to the Cost of Living Crisis. Those eligible will receive one-off payments of up to £500 […]

4 months ago
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