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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.

M61 death crash left teenage girl dead as police hunt Audi occupants

The crash took place on the M61 northbound just beyond Junction 9 Pic: Blog Preston Two men are being hunted by police after a fatal crash on the M61. The motorway was closed for eight hours on Saturday (26 January) into Sunday (27 January) morning […]

6 months ago
M61 reopens at Walton Summit following major crash

Traffic is not being allowed onto the M61 northbound from Junction 9 onto the M6 Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras The M61 had been shut at Walton Summit due to a major crash. Highways England advised motorists to seek alternative routes. Update: A 12-year-old girl died in the crash on […]

6 months ago
Driver in hospital after car crashes through wall of Morrisons in Bamber Bridge

The damage to the Morrisons store Pic: Blog Preston A driver has been treated by paramedics after a car went through the wall of a supermarket in Bamber Bridge. Emergency services were called to Morrisons in Station Road. During […]

6 months ago
These were the biggest stories in Preston from July to September this year

A firefighter makes his way onto the roof of the Olde Hob Inn Pic: Dave Bennion Not only has it been a jam-packed year, it was certainly a busy summer as well for the city. July to September proved to be popular with readers, reaching more […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bamber Bridge library is back open after two years

The key to Bamber Bridge library - they've got a big lock on the door! The key to Bamber Bridge library – they’ve got a big lock on the door! Bamber Bridge library has reopened after being closed for two years. The building in Station […]

7 months ago
Police hunt for man after racially aggravated assault in Bamber Bridge

Ben Shiels Ben Shiels Police are searching for a man after an alleged racially aggravated assault in Bamber Bridge. Update: On Friday (7 December) police said Shiels had come forward and handed […]

7 months ago
Repair work complete on M6 at Junction 30 after crash

The crash took place just where the M61 slip road off the M6 is Pic: Highways England The crash took place just where the M61 slip road off the M6 is Pic: Highways England Traffic remains slow on the M6 to the south of Preston after a […]

8 months ago
Stagecoach to axe the 113 bus service between Preston and Wigan

A Stagecoach bus service at Preston Bus Station Pic: Ian Simpson A Stagecoach bus service at Preston Bus Station Pic: Ian Simpson A re-routed bus service put in when another was withdrawn is now facing the axe. Stagecoach has announced the […]

8 months ago
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