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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

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 month 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, […]

7 months ago
Work has started to remove Samlesbury Weir on the River Ribble

Work has begun on a project to remove the Samlesbury Weir on the River Ribble. The Ribble Catchment Partnership has seized on the opportunity provided by exceptionally low spring water […]

10 months ago
Lodger jailed for life for murder of his vulnerable friend Steven May in Deepdale

A Preston man who bullied and murdered his vulnerable friend after moving in with him has been jailed for life. Darren Taylor, 45, abused Steven May, 50, physically and financially, […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement New flood alerts in place for areas around the River Ribble

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown The Environment Agency has issued new flood alerts for Monday as rising river levels put parts of Preston and South Ribble at risk. Low lying land and roads in Higher […]

1 year ago
Things to do this February half term in Preston

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is just one of the venues holding events during half-term Pic: Tony Worrall It may seem like the kids have only just settled in at school after the Christmas holidays but February half term is nearly here. See our list below to keep […]

1 year ago
Weekend events in Preston, 1 – 3 November

The Ferret Looking for something to do this weekend? See our list below for things to do in Preston. Friday 1 November Circular Economy ClubUniversity of Central Lancashire, Flyde Road, PR1 2HE9.30am […]

1 year ago
Weekend events in Preston, 25 – 27 October

Avenham Park in autumn Pic: Tony Worrall Friday 25 October Xplorer – Avenham ParkAvenham and Miller Parks, PR1 8JT10amA family navigational challenge that is both fun and educational. Collect your map from the Pavilion on the day. […]

1 year ago
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