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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 […]

10 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 […]

1 year ago
More heavy rain warnings as Preston and South Ribble see huge thunderstorms

Lightning Strike in Penwortham during last nights (June 16) storm Preston was hit with a strong storm during Tuesday (16 June) with more bad weather expected during Wednesday. After weeks of glorious sunshine day in day out, Preston has been […]

1 year ago
New flood alerts in place for areas around the River Ribble

River Ribble in flood at Avenham Park Pic: Lisa Brown The Environment Agency has issued new flood alerts for Monday as rising river levels put parts of Preston and South Ribble at risk. Low lying land and roads in Higher […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Roads closed, fields flooded and a cancelled concert – Storm Ciara takes its toll on Preston

Preston has battened down the hatches as Storm Ciara battered the region. Five flood warnings are currently in place across Preston. They are: Salmesbury, by the Tickled Trout Higher Walton […]

1 year ago
Residents and businesses invited to share their views on the Flood Risk Management Scheme

The Ribble in flood down at the Bullnose on Boxing Day Pic: Roger Goodwin Residents and businesses are invited to attend a number of events hosted by the Environment Agency to share their views on the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. […]

2 years ago
City of Preston 10k cancelled due to ‘ankle deep’ floodwater

Runners at a previous City of Preston 10k Pic: Paul Melling Today’s City of Preston 10k has been cancelled. In an official announcement from the @PrestonCity10K Twitter account, organisers said the cancellation was due to adverse weather conditions: “The City of […]

2 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 […]

2 years ago
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