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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 […]

1 month ago
Miller Park rescue underway as cyclist becomes stranded under bandstand

Emergency services plan the rescue Pic: Michelle Brides Update: The cyclist was rescued at around 5.40pm. A firefighter went into the water with a small inflatable sled and pulled him back to dry land, where he was helped […]

4 months ago
A 45-hour thunderstorm warning issued for Preston

Lightning storm over Preston Pic: Natalie Close Prestonians are being urged to brace for more bad weather. A new thunderstorm warning has been issued for 24-hours on Wednesday (31 July). The Met Office say the heavy rain […]

10 months ago
Flood alerts withdrawn for Preston and Lancashire

Brighter weather is on the way to Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Flood alerts and warnings for Preston have been stood down. The Environment Agency has withdrawn flood alerts which covered the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood warning for […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Flood alert issued for River Ribble and River Darwen at Preston

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby River levels are rising on the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood alert is in force from the Environment Agency. Update: During Monday morning all flood alerts and […]

10 months ago
Preston warned of heavy rain throughout the weekend

Leyland Road in Lower Penwortham after the deluge Preston is being told to brace for flash flooding during the weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning, the lowest level, for heavy bursts of rain from […]

10 months ago
Major flood defences plan for River Ribble at Preston showcased

Environment Agency staff showcase the flood defences Pic: Chris Hough Proposals for major new flood defences along the River Ribble have been showcased. Broadgate and Penwortham residents were given the opportunity to see the £40million plans from the Environment Agency. […]

1 year ago
Pictures show River Ribble bursting banks as flood warnings in force

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby Flood warnings remain in force for the River Ribble at Preston as the river begins to burst its banks. Two sections of the river are rising rapidly following heavy rain […]

1 year ago
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