English Electric Cold War jets, made in Preston

A preserved Lightning, note the twin vertically mounted engines Pic: Mike Freer Touchdown Aviation The Preston area has a long history of aircraft manufacture. Perhaps the best known was the English Electric Lightning fighter, along with the Canberra bomber. The Lightning was a supersonic […]

7 months ago
Met Office issue thunderstorms warning for Preston during Saturday

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for thunderstorms, which will strike Preston tomorrow Saturday 3 July. Forecasters said heavy rain and thunderstorms may bring some disruption. The warning […]

11 months ago
Lightning strike caused ‘loud bang’ to be heard across Ashton

Firefighters were called to the street in Lea after reports of a 'loud bang' Pic: Benny Mc'Nally Firefighters were called to the street in Lea after reports of a ‘loud bang’ Pic: Benny Mc’Nally Many Prestonians were diverted from their night watching TV by the sound of […]

4 years ago
Storm lights up Preston’s night sky – and weather for the weekend

Lightning over Bamber Bridge Pic: Claire Lightning over Bamber Bridge Pic: Claire Champion The sky above Preston drew dark and threatening during Wednesday (26 July) evening. Preston and the surrounding area experienced a thunderstorm with torrential […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Video shows amazing lightning storm over Preston

A video taken by Stephen Melling shows the incredible thunder and lightning over Preston this evening. Earlier today, the Met Office issued a weather warning that stated thunder and lightning […]

6 years ago
Watch: Thunderstorm and lightning over Preston

Lightning storm in Preston @JoBlytheTV just took this slo mo from my garden in Bamber Bridge. #Lightening #Storm — MarkyMark (@markatky) July 1, 2015 After the hottest day of the year Preston is […]

7 years ago
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