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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

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 […]

1 month 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 […]

7 months 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. […]

7 months 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: […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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, […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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, […]

2 years ago
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 […]

2 years ago
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