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‘Act now’ flood warning for River Ribble at Samlesbury

An aerial view of the flooding around Brockholes Pic: Stephen Melling People are being urged to ‘act now’ as land near Samlesbury is set for flooding. Levels are forecast to rise on the River Ribble due to heavy rainfall. Read more: […]

4 months ago
Witness appeal as man dies after being pulled from the river at Higher Walton

Cann Street Bridge Pic: Google Officers investigating an incident where a man sadly died after being pulled from the river at Higher Walton want to hear from a witness who saw him enter the water. […]

5 months ago
Man charged with murder of Higher Walton couple

Police yesterday charged a 35-year-old man with the murder of a Higher Walton couple. Lancashire Police received a call at 1.40pm on Saturday 20 November detailing safety concerns for the […]

6 months ago
Couple found dead in Higher Walton house named

Tricia Livesey and Anthony Tipping A couple found dead at a house in Higher Walton have been named. Police were called at 1.40pm on Saturday (20 November) to a concern for the safety of the […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Higher Walton Post Office opens at new location

Higher Walton Post Office has opened in the Premier located at 352 Higher Walton Road. When Postmaster Halima Bhanji stepped down after 29 years’ loyal service to the community, her […]

10 months ago
Higher Walton Post Office to move to new location

The Post Office is relocating Higher Walton Post Office to a new location. The new Post Office location will be in Premier Store, 352 Higher Walton Road, Higher Walton, PR5 […]

11 months ago
Four fire engines deal with Higher Walton waste fire

Fire engine Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Fire services were called to deal with a fire on Kittlingbourne Brow, Higher Walton in the early hours of this morning. Four fire engines from Bamber Bridge and Preston attended […]

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 […]

2 years ago
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