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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.

M6 delays remain as police stop car and driver triggers search

Traffic slowing at Junction 29 of the M6 for Bamber Bridge Pic: Traffic England Motorists are being warned of long delays due to a police incident on the M6 northbound at Bamber Bridge. National Highways North West said the incident has cleared, around 1pm […]

1 day ago
Chef has high hopes for Walton-le-Dale bar after success of Sunday roast pop-up event

A popular Walton-le-Dale bar is hosting a ‘Sunday roast pop-up’ on 14 July following the success of the first event. Taps and Wine Bar, Chorley Road, Walton-le-Dale, brought in local […]

6 days ago
South Ribble has a new MP but it means a change of council leader

Paul Foster is the new South Ribble MP Pic: Neil Cross/National World The newly-elected MP for South Ribble says he never aspired to end up in Parliament when he first entered the political fray as a borough councillor 17 years ago. Paul […]

1 week ago
Ribble Valley general election candidates set out why they should earn your vote

Candidates for Ribble Valley Boundary changes mean the Ribble Valley constituency has taken on a very different shape since the last general election. Large parts of northern Preston have now become part of the […]

2 weeks ago
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Brexit, the housing ladder, NHS and roads – inside our South Ribble MP hustings

The audience at the South Ribble hustings More than a hundred people turned out to quiz the politicians wanting to be South Ribble’s next MP at a packed hustings event in the constituency – exactly a week […]

2 weeks ago
Preston poet publishes new book exploring the history of pub signs

Pub signs in Preston Pic: George D Thompson A Preston performance poet is set to launch a new book exploring the history and creative inspiration behind UK pub signs. Arthur Chappell, from Ingol, has compiled an insightful and […]

2 weeks ago
Bikeability sessions to run for next four years across South Ribble – when and where they are

South Ribble Borough Council has announced a series of free sessions to support people with their cycling thanks to CyclingUK and their Big Bike Revival Programme. The council has secured […]

2 weeks ago
‘Deliberate’ damage to Collins Road pavement in Bamber Bridge means more work needed

Work on Collins Road. Credit: Blog Preston Deliberate damage to so-called “improved” pavement on a Bamber Bridge road means that further work will need to be carried out. Work had been done in June to improve the […]

2 weeks ago
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