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‘Act now’ flood warning for River Ribble at Samlesbury

An aerial view of the flooding around Brockholes Pic: Stephen Melling People are being urged to ‘act now’ as land near Samlesbury is set for flooding. Levels are forecast to rise on the River Ribble due to heavy rainfall. Read more: […]

6 months ago
Brockholes Visitor Centre closed temporarily after being vandalised

The Brockholes Nature Reserve has proved a hit with local residents and those from further afield Brockholes Visitor Village is closed until further notice after vandals damaged it overnight (the evening of Monday 22 November). The Brockholes Nature Reserve team say they are working hard to […]

9 months ago
Excitement as extremely rare Belted Kingfisher spotted on River Ribble

Stock image of a Belted Kingfisher in California Pic: Kevin Cole An extremely rare Belted Kingfisher has been spotted on the River Ribble today (Monday 8 November). Originating from Florida, the bird is only the fourth one to ever be spotted […]

9 months ago
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 […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Osprey which had begun living at Brockholes Nature Reserve has died

The osprey in flight at Brockholes Pic: Steven Taylor An osprey which had taken up home at the Brockholes Nature Reserve has died. Highways England have confirmed they recovered the body of the bird of prey has been recovered […]

2 years ago
Rare osprey sighting at Brockholes Nature Reserve is getting birdwatchers excited

A rare sighting of an osprey on the River Ribble has birdwatchers hoping for the flitter flutter of tiny wings at Brockholes Nature Reserve. Ospreys have been spotted at the […]

2 years ago
Things to do in Preston during the 2019 summer holidays

Enjoying an ice cream at the show The summer of 2019 is nearly upon us! The weather might be undecided as to what season it is but the kids will certainly let us know they’re off school […]

3 years ago
Things to do during May half term 2019 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 were only just off school for Easter but May half term is nearly upon us! Most schools still have one week off but others […]

3 years ago
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