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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 […]

5 months ago
Firefighters spent three hours tackling Higher Walton takeaway fire

Blackburn Road in Higher Walton Pic: Google Blackburn Road in Higher Walton Pic: Google Firefighters have told how they were hindered battling a fire at a takeaway in Higher Walton. Four crews from Preston, Bamber Bridge, Penwortham […]

2 years ago
Mum raises safety concerns over ‘dangerous’ Higher Walton Road

Jennifer and her daughter Robyn Jennifer and her daughter Robyn Concerned residents in Higher Walton are being asked to sign a petition calling for tougher safety measures on its main road. Higher Walton Road has […]

3 years ago
New electricity cables to be laid in Higher Walton

An engineer working to replace old electricity cabling Hoghton and Higher Walton residents are being warned of disruption during a four month project to replace ageing electricity cables. Electricity North West is spending £600,000 to upgrade the supplies […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Higher Walton man left with black eye after being attacked in his own home

Mr Avery was left with nasty injuries to his face This is how an elderly man was left after a man pretending to be a police officer called at his door in Higher Walton. Michael Avery, 73, wanted to show […]

4 years ago
Preston flood warnings: Higher Walton Road reopened after River Darwen flood fear

Road closure on Higher Walton Road Rising river levels on the River Darwen forced Lancashire Police to close the road in Higher Walton. Higher Walton Road was shut to traffic in both directions for around two […]

5 years ago
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