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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

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 months ago
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 […]

7 months 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 […]

8 months ago
Brockholes Nature Reserve closes visitor village following power cut

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 […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year ago
Many areas of Preston and South Ribble now have 50% of people vaccinated

The queuing area for the new vaccine hub will utilise the area between the Bus Station and St John's Shopping Centre Pic: Tony Worrall In the Prime Ministers race against the spread of Covid-19 latest figures show almost 29 million people in the UK have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. […]

1 year ago
Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Louise Hogg Two flood warnings have been put in place along the River Ribble in Preston due to Storm Christoph. ‘Immediate action is required’ at two of the locations on the river: […]

1 year ago
Cyclists fight back, blaming dog walkers for safety issues on the Guild Wheel

Dog and cyclist on the Guild Wheel Pic: Tony Worrall Cyclists are taking to social media to defend themselves and lay the blame for Guild Wheel safety issues on dog walkers. In an article published by Blog Preston last week, […]

2 years ago
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