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Planning application submitted for phase one of Preston and South Ribble’s ‘Flood Risk Management Scheme’

Flooded River Ribble near London Road Pic: @vladivir A planning application has been submitted for the first phase of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The Environment Agency has worked alongside Lancashire County Council, Preston […]

8 months ago
Avenham and Miller Park flooded after intense downpours with Preston told to prepare for more rain

After a miserable and wet weekend across Preston, a yellow weather warning has been issued for Preston and Lancashire for the rest of today (Monday, 2 November). The bad weather […]

11 months ago
Environment Agency upgrade flood warnings for stretch of River Ribble at Preston

The areas in red show where flood warnings are in force from the Environment Agency Pic: Environment Agency North West Three flood warnings are in force for three sections of the River Ribble at Preston and South Ribble. Heavy rain overnight as Storm Aiden blew through has triggered the warnings […]

11 months ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble and Ribble Darwen at Walton-le-Dale

Past flooding in the Preston area Pic: Stephen Melling A flood alert has been issued for a section of the River Ribble at Preston. The Environment Agency say heavy and persistent rainfall means the Ribble and the River Darwen […]

11 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Flood warning issued for River Lostock at Leyland

Areas in Leyland covered by the flood warning (red) and the flood alerts (orange) Pic: Environment Agency There are flood warnings in place for River Lostock, Shaw Brook and Bannister Brook at Leyland. Heavy rain has lashed Preston and South Ribble throughout Tuesday (6 October) morning. Rainfall […]

12 months ago
Maps show areas of Preston and South Ribble most at flood risk as first stage of Ribble defences scheme begins

Maps showing the areas in Preston and South Ribble which could be worst-hit by flooding have been released as the latest flood-defences work takes place. The Environment Agency is starting […]

1 year ago
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 year 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 […]

2 years ago
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