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Barge on the Lancaster Canal went up in flames during Bank Holiday Monday

The barge on fire on the Lancaster Canal Pic: Kev Gunn/Lancaster Canal Users Group Firefighters spent Bank Holiday Monday morning put out a fire on a barge on the Lancaster Canal. Crews from Lancaster and Garstang were called to the fire on Monday (May […]

2 months ago
How you can be part of the Great Get Together at this Preston canal clean up

Residents Mark Felton, David Connors and Neil White with some of the objects pulled from the canal last year A group of neighbours from Ashton-on-Ribble are holding their third annual canal clean up as part of the nationwide Great Get Together campaign. Last year’s clean up saw a shopping […]

1 year ago
Police reopen canal bridge and footpaths in Lea

Sidgreaves Lane is closed over the canal Pic: Google Police had sectioned off part of the Lancaster Canal and a road over it during Thursday in Preston. Sidgreaves Lane, where it goes over the canal, was closed to traffic […]

1 year ago
A brown and red Lancaster Canal is attracting attention in Preston

A very brown canal at the Ribble Link Pic: Andy Tibor Gerencser A stretch of Preston’s canal near Haslam Park continues to look as though its become a giant sandpit. The muddy brown colour is from algae within the water. Canal River […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement Walk the scenic Lancaster Canal for Cancer Help

Summer on the Lancaster Canal Summer on the Lancaster Canal A charity challenge walk is being held to raise vital funds for Cancer Help. In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Cancer Help is holding its […]

2 years ago
Ribble Link close to bursting as high winds warning issued

A very full Ribble Link Pic: Benny Mc'Nally/Preston Chatterbox Water flowing fast into the Ribble Link Pic: Benny Mc’Nally/Preston Chatterbox Heavy rain overnight has seen the city’s Ribble Link close to bursting its banks. The Ashton-on-Ribble section of the […]

3 years ago
Canal clean up brings Shelley Road together

Volunteers cleaning up the canal in Ashton-on-Ribble Volunteers cleaning up the canal in Ashton-on-Ribble Hundreds of pieces of glass, beer cans and a shopping trolley have been fished out of the canal at Preston. Dozens of Shelley […]

3 years ago
Clean up of Preston canal to be done by volunteers

Along the Lancaster Canal at Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Along the Lancaster Canal at Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A stretch of the canal at Preston is to be cleaned up by volunteers. Residents living along Shelley Road are being […]

3 years ago
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