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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 […]

4 weeks ago
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 […]

3 months 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 […]

5 months 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 […]

8 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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: […]

8 months ago
Digital platform launches for Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk scheme

Environment Agency staff showcase the flood defences Pic: Chris Hough Residents of Preston and South Ribble now have access to a new online platform to attend virtual meetings, access information and provide feedback on their proposed flood risk management scheme. […]

9 months ago
Maps show areas of Preston and South Ribble most at flood risk as first stage of Ribble defences scheme begins

Maps showing the areas in Preston and South Ribble which could be worst-hit by flooding have been released as the latest flood-defences work takes place. The Environment Agency is starting […]

1 year ago
Environment Agency plan first stage of flood defences work on River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

The River Ribble broke its banks during both Storm Ciara and Storm Dennis this winter Pic: Tony Worrall Work from the Environment Agency is to begin in late April in Preston and South Ribble. Major flood defences are being proposed along the River Ribble and ground investigation works […]

1 year ago
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