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Firefighters rescue person from the River Ribble near the Old Tram Bridge

The Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A person was rescued from the River Ribble during Sunday (26 May). Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent its water rescue teams from Preston Fire Station to the incident near […]

2 years ago
May Bank Holiday 5k to take place in Avenham Park

Put through their paces for the Avenham Park 5k A 5k run is coming to Preston city centre but has a new route due to the Old Tram bridge closure. Avenham Park is hosting the University of Central Lancashire’s […]

2 years ago
Pressure growing for Old Tram Bridge to be repaired and reopened

The Old Tram Bridge in the foreground Pic: Stephen Melling Pressure is growing on Lancashire County Council to repair and reopen a key bridge across the Ribble. The Old Tram Bridge crosses the boundary from Preston City Council to South […]

3 years ago
Old Tram Bridge sees barriers being reinforced

Workmen have been seen reinforcing the barriers on the Old Tram Bridge after it was closed earlier this week. Lancashire County Council said there were a number of concerns over […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Old Tram Bridge shut due to collapse fears

The Old Tram Bridge is shut indefinitely following a safety inspection Pic: Tony Worrall A pedestrian bridge across the River Ribble has been closed off. The Old Tram Bridge in Avenham and Miller Park has been shut to the public due to its condition. […]

3 years ago
Watch: Military mortar detonated in controlled explosion in fields near River Ribble

Mortar is detonated in fields near Avenham Park — Preston City Police (@PrestonPolice) April 25, 2015 An old military mortar found by metal detecting enthusiasts in a field near the River Ribble has been detonated. Preston Police […]

6 years ago
Unexploded mortar found near Avenham Park

Police have tweeted a picture of where the mortar has been discovered Police in Preston have cordoned off an area around the Old Tram Bridge in Avenham Park, due to what is understood to be an unexploded bomb. The military have been […]

6 years ago
Repairs at the Old Tram Bridge complete

We reported back in May that work was continuing to shore up the Old Tram Bridge. The footbridge, which crosses the River Ribble into Avenham Park, had scaffolding up for […]

7 years ago
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