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.

Raft of major road changes for Lancashire Central development including M6, M65, A6 and A582

Lancashire Central Illustrative CGI A raft of major changes will have to be made to some of the busiest parts of the road network in South Ribble to accommodate the new Lancashire Central development. […]

5 months ago
Police want to trace blackmail suspect with links to Bamber Bridge

Miles Gibbons is wanted by police Pic: South Ribble Police Police are warning the public not to approach a man wanted for blackmail. Miles Gibbons, 21, was links to Bamber Bridge, Clayton Brook and Preston. He is 5’9″, slim and […]

5 months ago
Play area equipment removed from Withy Grove Park ahead of state-of-the-art renovation

Play area equipment has been removed from Withy Grove Park ahead of a ‘state-of-the-art’ New Year renovation. South Ribble Borough Council said that the tower slide, large sand works pit, […]

5 months ago
Lane open on M61 southbound junction from M6 at Preston as repairs continue

One lane of two on the M61 junction from the M6 is now open on the motorway southbound following a collision on Tuesday morning. The lane between the M6 near […]

5 months ago
M61 closure causing M6 southbound delays at Preston

The M61 southbound is closed which is causing delays of more than an hour on the M6. Update: A lane has now re-opened on the M61 southbound The motorway is […]

5 months ago
Bamber Bridge pub Ye Olde Hob Inn reopens under new management

Ye Olde Hob Inn at Christmas time in the snow Pic: Ye Olde Hob Inn / Facebook Ye Olde Hob Inn has reopened under new management. The historic Bamber Bridge pub welcomed customers back from Thursday (14 December). New licensee Ben takes over after a brief closure […]

5 months ago
Cuerden Valley Park warning issued to dog walkers after sheep deaths

Aerial view of Cuerden Valley Park Pic: BBC LDRS/Lancashire County Council A warning has been issued for dogs to be kept on leads at Cuerden Valley Park. It comes following two separate incidents where sheep have been attacked. Bosses at Cuerden […]

5 months ago
Bamber Bridge Holiday Inn lighting left homeowners feeling like they lived on football pitch

Holiday Inn Express Preston (South) Lighting New lighting will be installed in the car park of a South Ribble hotel after residents complained that a recent upgrade left them feeling like they were living on a […]

5 months ago
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