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Flooding alert issued for the River Ribble at Preston

The River Ribble near Avenham Park on Sunday Pic: Paul Melling The River Ribble near Avenham Park during a previous storm surge Pic: Paul Melling A flooding alert has been issued for the River Ribble in Preston and Penwortham. Storm Callum […]

3 years ago
How to get a rail ticket refund if you were caught in Preston station chaos

The scene at Preston Railway Station. Credit: @infindesltd Passengers were left stranded and awaiting coach travel this evening (November 22) due to flooding on the line between Preston and Lancaster. […]

4 years ago
Preston Railway Station flood chaos – everything we know so far

Queues for replacement coaches at Preston Railway Station There are currently hectic scenes at Preston Railway Station as passengers await replacement coaches due to flooding on the line. Trains are […]

4 years ago
Preston flooding: How homes and business can apply to become ‘flood proof’

Flooded offices in Walton-le-Dale Any homes affected by flooding in and around Preston during December can apply for funding to make their homes ‘flood proof’. Grants of up to £5,000 are on offer for […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston flooding: Everything you need to know to help deal with floods

Torrential rain from Christmas Day evening onwards led to houses being evacuated and images like the one seen above. Parks in Preston have become unrecognisable and homes in Walton-le-Dale had […]

6 years ago
Watch River Ribble pressure on Walton le Dale flood wall as residents evacuate homes

Traffic passing through standing water in Victoria Road on Boxing Day evening Pic: Louise Hogg Surface water is swilling around on Walton-le-Dale’s road network as the River Ribble continues to run high. Drivers are being urged to slow down particularly along Victoria Road. Water is […]

6 years ago
Heavy rain set to continue in Preston with flooding likely

Standing water in Blackpool Road where it meets Greaves Town Lane Heavy rain in Preston is likely to continue into Tuesday, according to the Met Office. Torrential rain on Saturday evening saw large amounts of standing water on roads. Further spells […]

6 years ago
Preston flooding: Heavy rain leads to standing water on roads and restaurant kitchen flooded

A flooded junction in Preston Motorists are reporting a number of roads in Preston and South Ribble are close to impassable after heavy rain. Leyland Road near its junction with Margaret Road in Penwortham is […]

6 years ago
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