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Flood alert issued for River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby River levels are rising on the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood alert is in force from the Environment Agency. Update: During Monday morning all flood alerts and […]

5 years ago
Flood defences plan for Frenchwood and Fishwick to be shown

Flooded playing fields can be seen at Christ the King Pic: Chris Taylor Flood defence proposals for Frenchwood and Fishwick are to be displayed this week. The Environment Agency is holding a drop-in session to show how they want to protect the area […]

5 years ago
Drop-in event to show mock-up of new Preston and South Ribble flood defences

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown A community drop-in event is taking place to allow members of the public to find out more about the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The event, run […]

5 years ago
Two River Ribble flood warnings as Storm Hannah lashes the city

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown Two flood warnings are in force saying ‘flooding is expected’ from the River Ribble. The Environment Agency has two sections of the river at Preston under floodwatch. Heavy rainfall from […]

5 years ago
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River Ribble faces low levels during heatwave

The River Ribble is facing low water levels. Pic: Stephen Melling Warm weather and increased water usage is taking its toll on the River Ribble. Hot temperatures have been hitting […]

6 years ago
Flood warning withdrawn for River Ribble as Storm Eleanor swirls in

The Ribble at Broadgate shortly after midnight on Wednesday Pic: Neetal Parekh The Ribble at Broadgate shortly after midnight on Wednesday Pic: Neetal Parekh A flood warning for the River Ribble has been withdrawn. Water levels on the Ribble at Lower Penwortham […]

6 years ago
River Ribble flood alert remains in place for Walton-le-Dale

The River Ribble near Avenham Park on Sunday Pic: Paul Melling The River Ribble near Avenham Park Pic: Paul Melling Periods of heavy rain has put parts of South Ribble on flood alert. The Environment Agency has three flood alerts in […]

7 years ago
Pollution warning at Cuerden Valley Park river

The River Lostock has turned a murky brown colour The River Lostock has turned a murky brown colour A river near Preston appears to have been contaminated with pollution. Environment Agency officers are working to find the source of […]

7 years ago
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