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.

Cuerden Valley Park visitor centre and cafe to reopen after arson attack

Cuerden Valley Park sits close to Preston Pic: Cheryl Pennant-Jones Cuerden Valley Park Trust has announced that their visitor centre and cafe will reopen this Saturday following a recent arson attack. Opening on Saturday 16 October, the reopening follows a […]

3 days ago
Man found not guilty of murder in Bamber Bridge e-scooter trial

A man has today (Friday, 8 October) been found not guilty of the of the murder of Ben Smith in Bamber Bridge. Samuel Bretherton, who admitted manslaughter in earlier proceedings, […]

1 week ago
Preston, Longridge, Bamber Bridge and Ashton men amongst Lancashire Police’s most wanted

Police are searching for five men from Preston, Longridge, Bamber Bridge and Ashton. The men are amongst nine of the most wanted suspects in Lancashire and are being searched for […]

2 weeks ago
South Ribble Borough Council cabinet meetings to go on tour

South Ribble Borough Council Pic: Ian Greig South Ribble Borough Council is set to boost local democracy by taking their cabinet meetings to the people. Residents are invited to make their voices heard at the first ‘Cabinet […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police release EvoFIT of teenager they wish to speak to in connection to Bamber Bridge sexual assault

An EvoFIT image has been released of a teenager police wish to identify after an exposure and sexual assault incident in Bamber Bridge. Around 4pm on Sunday, 26 September, a […]

2 weeks ago
Man arrested after fire at Cuerden Valley visitor centre and café

South Ribble Police took to social media to inform the public that someone has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage – arson not endangering life, in connection with the […]

3 weeks ago
Police appeal after teenage boy sexually assaults woman in her 60s in Bamber Bridge

Entrance to the path between Bamber Bridge FC and Matalan Pic: Google Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy exposed himself and sexually assaulted a woman in her 60s in Bamber Bridge. The incident happened at 4pm yesterday (Sunday 26 […]

3 weeks ago
Police appeal after machete-wielding gang raid Bamber Bridge home

South Ribble Police have arrested three people after an attempted home invasion in Bamber Bridge. On Sunday 19 September, police arrested a 19-year-old man from Wesham on suspicion of a […]

4 weeks ago
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