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Middleforth residents invited to voice concerns on flood defence work

Middleforth flood defence work Middleforth residents have expressed concerns regarding the ongoing flood defence work, the felling of trees and the erection of a temporary compound being carried out by Environment Agency (EA) and […]

2 months ago
Fulwood school to receive new sports facilities as flood defence work gets underway

Archbishop Temple School in St Vincent's Road, Fulwood Work has begun on new sports facilities at Archbishop Temple School in Fulwood. The Environment Agency will create three new football pitches and an artificial cricket wicket under the £54 […]

7 months ago
Preston and South Ribble included in Flood and Coastal Erosion Investment Plan

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Paul Melling Homes and businesses in Cumbria and Lancashire are to be better protected from flooding and coastal erosion as part of plans published by the government and Environment Agency, with £82.1m […]

10 months ago
Preston-based company pays over £18,000 to Woodlands Trust for regulation failures

Lancashire company Flextex Ltd has paid over £18,500 to the Woodland Trust after they failed to register with the Environment Agency for dealing with producing, using or selling of packaged goods […]

12 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Otters spotted at Penwortham Old Bridge over the River Ribble

Surprisingly, Otters have been spotted around the River Ribble in the past few days. Otters seek clean rivers, filled with food and overgrown banks where they can raise their cubs. Their […]

1 year ago
Planning application submitted for phase one of Preston and South Ribble’s ‘Flood Risk Management Scheme’

Flooded River Ribble near London Road Pic: @vladivir A planning application has been submitted for the first phase of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The Environment Agency has worked alongside Lancashire County Council, Preston […]

1 year ago
Environment Agency upgrade flood warnings for stretch of River Ribble at Preston

The areas in red show where flood warnings are in force from the Environment Agency Pic: Environment Agency North West Three flood warnings are in force for three sections of the River Ribble at Preston and South Ribble. Heavy rain overnight as Storm Aiden blew through has triggered the warnings […]

2 years ago
Flood alert issued for lower River Ribble and River Darwen at Walton-le-Dale

Area covered by the Environment Agency's flood alert for the River Ribble Pic: Environment Agency A flood alert for the River Ribble has been put back in force. Storm Aiden is lashing Preston and Lancashire with heavy rain and gusts of more than 40mph. Update: […]

2 years ago
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