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Flood scheme to construct new River Ribble flood defences at Broadgate to be debated

The current view along Broadgate from the bridge over the Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall A planning application concerning new flood works for the River Ribble is due to be discussed Thursday 1 April. This is part of Preston and South Ribble’s ‘Flood Risk Management […]

3 months ago
Rural roads north of Preston closed due to ‘waist-high’ floodwater

Rural roads flooding Pic: Preston Police Road closures are in place in the Catforth and Bartle areas of Preston due to flooding from Storm Christoph. Many roads are affected by surface water flooding, while Catforth Road […]

5 months ago
Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Louise Hogg Two flood warnings have been put in place along the River Ribble in Preston due to Storm Christoph. ‘Immediate action is required’ at two of the locations on the river: […]

5 months ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble at Preston as Storm Christoph causes heavy rain

A flood alert has been issued for the River Ribble as Storm Christoph continues to cause disruption. River levels are rising at the Walton-le-Dale river gauge as a result of […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston and Lancashire warned of 48-hours of heavy rain from Monday evening

A woman wears a face mask as she makes her way through Preston's rain Pic: Paul Melling A weather warning is in place across Preston and Lancashire for heavy rain and snowmelt for Monday 18 January to Wednesday 20 January. The warning will come into place from […]

5 months ago
New weather warning for heavy rain issued for Preston and Lancashire as flood warnings remain in force

A yellow weather warning has been issued after a weekend of downpours in Preston. Further heavy rain is expected on Monday (2 November) from 3pm, which may cause further flooding […]

7 months ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week September 26 to October 2

The new glazing at Preston Station Pic: Donna Clifford Lots has happened in Preston in the past week. Preston Station’s historic glazing is getting a modern replacement, staff at the Royal Preston Hospital bared all to raise money for […]

8 months ago
Broughton family forced to live in hotel after homes damaged by flood water

Fire crews at Garstang Road to help residents. Homeowners in Garstang Road are having to live in a hotel after their homes were devastated by flood water during last week’s storms. Patrica Carter has contacted Lancashire County Council […]

12 months ago
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