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.

Lifesaving defibrillators are being installed around Preston

Fishergate was full of shoppers when the incident took place Pic: Tony Worrall Numerous Preston locations will now be equipped with lifesaving defibrillators as part of a county-wide campaign. Lancashire Lifesavers campaign is helping to install the equipment across the county, with the […]

8 months ago
New fitness studio opens in Bamber Bridge

Inside the new studio in the South Rings Business Park Inside the new studio in the South Rings Business Park A new fitness studio has opened at a business park in South Ribble. Founded by Mel Bartley from Lostock Hall […]

8 months ago
South Ribble students journey to Belgium to honour war heroes

Poppy and cross memorial The students laid a wreath at the grave of Corporal John McNamara VC A group of South Ribble students have journeyed to Belgium’s battlefields to honour local World War I soldiers. […]

8 months ago
Search continues for teenage girl missing from Bamber Bridge

Sophie Stammers Sophie Stammers A picture has been released of a teenage girl who has gone missing from her grandparents house. Update: Police say Sophie was found safe and well during Wednesday […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Development work to resume after IKEA pull out of Cuerden site

Aerial view of the Cuerden development Aerial view of the Cuerden development Lancashire County Council confirm they will continue work to create the Cuerden development site, which had been due to see an IKEA store. However, furniture […]

8 months ago
Bamber Bridge library will be reopening

Bamber Bridge library in Station Road is earmarked for closure Pic: Google Bamber Bridge library in Station Road Pic: Google Bamber Bridge’s library is going to be reopened as a county council-run library. Previous proposals for the 1st Bamber Bridge Scouts to […]

8 months ago
Brockholes Brow crash families respond to Mohmed Patel’s sentence

Shelby Maher Shelby Maher A careless driver who killed two girls while using a mobile phone has been put behind bars. Mohmed Salman Patel, 26, was jailed for six years for the […]

8 months ago
M61 northbound delays at Preston due to car fire

Smoke was seen billowing from the cars at Junction 9 of the M61 Pic: Highways England The damage to cars on the M61 northbound Pic: Highways England Preston’s motorway network ground to a halt again following a car fire on the M61 northbound. Walton Summit was […]

9 months ago
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