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Brockholes

The Brockholes Nature Reserve is to the east of Preston and borders the M6, the floating visitor attraction has many walks and is a haven for wildlife

Farming protest causing disruption at M6 Junction 31 roundabout

Traffic camera picture of the blocked area. Preston Police are advising people to avoid the area of Brockholes, Tickled Trout, Samlesbury and J31 roundabout off the M6. There is currently a peaceful protest causing traffic disruption in […]

2 months ago
Brockhole’s Nature Reserve first in England to have free-roaming moose

Brockholes Nature Reserve Pic: Paul Melling Brockholes Nature Reserve is set to become the first area in England to be home to a moose family in several thousand years. Following the successful reintroduction of a breeding […]

1 year ago
Reminder ahead of A59 closure at Brockholes Brow

Brockholes Brow 2021 landslip Pic: Lancashire County Council Preston City Council has issued a reminder about the upcoming closure of the A59 at Brockholes Brow. The works begin in just under four weeks, on Monday 25 July. The […]

2 years ago
A59 at Brockholes Brow to be closed over summer following 2021 landslip

Brockholes Brow 2021 landslip Pic: Lancashire County Council The A59 at Brockholes Brow is due to be closed over the summer for vital work to stabilise an embankment. A lane has been closed on the road since March […]

2 years ago
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Brockholes Visitor Centre closed temporarily after being vandalised

The Brockholes Nature Reserve has proved a hit with local residents and those from further afield Brockholes Visitor Village is closed until further notice after vandals damaged it overnight (the evening of Monday 22 November). The Brockholes Nature Reserve team say they are working hard to […]

2 years ago
Excitement as extremely rare Belted Kingfisher spotted on River Ribble

Stock image of a Belted Kingfisher in California Pic: Kevin Cole An extremely rare Belted Kingfisher has been spotted on the River Ribble today (Monday 8 November). Originating from Florida, the bird is only the fourth one to ever be spotted […]

3 years ago
Brockholes Nature Reserve closes visitor village following power cut

Brockholes Nature Reserve Pic: Stephen Melling Samlesbury nature reserve Brockholes has today closed its visitor village after a power cut. A Brockholes representative said that the village will remain closed until further notice. They apologised for […]

3 years ago
Guild Wheel fires tackled by Preston wildfire unit

Guild Wheel grass fire Pic: Preston Fire Station Several fires have been dealt with along the Guild Wheel near Brockholes. Firefighters from Preston Fire Station tackled the unattended camp fires and grass fires today (Saturday 3 April). The […]

3 years ago
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