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.

Pedestrian dies following Whitestake crash

Where Pope Lane and Green Lane meet Pic: Google A man has been arrested after a a pedestrian died following a collision in Whitestake. Pope Lane was closed for six hours on Bank Holiday Monday morning. The incident at […]

5 years ago
Jason Hutchinson jailed for stabbing girlfriend’s neighbour in row about water bombs

Jason Hutchinson An irate neighbour lost his temper and stabbed a man because he was angry when water bombs had been thrown at his freshly cleaned windows, a court has heard. Jason […]

5 years ago
Flood alert issued for parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge

Parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge have been placed on flood alert after heavy rain in the Preston area. The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for the Rivers […]

5 years ago
M6 roadworks near Preston to shut motorway

Light trails on the M6 near Preston Pic: Shane King Two miles of the M6 near Preston are to be shut overnight. Work begins on the two mile stretch between Junction 29 (for the M65) and Junction (30). Highways England […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police seek two men after cash machine tampering in Bamber Bridge

Pictures released by police of the two men involved Two men are being sought by police after cash machines in Bamber Bridge and Leyland were tampered with. The men were seen in both areas on Tuesday 19 July. A […]

5 years ago
Man chased with meat cleaver after scuffle in Deepdale

Charnock Street in Deepdale where the row happened Pic: Google A man chased a stranger down a Preston street with a meat cleaver after throwing him out of his girlfriend’s house. Callum Major, 27, was angry the man had returned […]

5 years ago
Body of missing Bamber Bridge woman found in Penwortham

Jeanette Roche A body found near the River Ribble in Penwortham has been identified as a missing woman from Bamber Bridge. Police had been searching for Jeanette Roche since Monday, June 27 […]

5 years ago
Tributes paid to motorcyclist Connor Whittingham who died in A6 crash

Connor Whittingham Tributes have been paid to a motorcyclist who died in a crash on the A6. Connor Whittingham, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene in Whittle-le-Woods. The Bamber Bridge rider […]

5 years ago
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