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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. […]

3 weeks 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 month ago
Storm Callum sees Fulwood road flood as roadworks begin

A motorist tries to avoid the floodwater in Black Bull Lane Pic: Blog Preston A motorist tries to avoid the floodwater in Black Bull Lane Pic: Blog Preston Heavy rainfall throughout Friday (12 October) night and Saturday (13 October) morning has seen lots of […]

6 months ago
Flooding alert issued for the River Ribble at Preston

The River Ribble near Avenham Park on Sunday Pic: Paul Melling The River Ribble near Avenham Park during a previous storm surge Pic: Paul Melling A flooding alert has been issued for the River Ribble in Preston and Penwortham. Storm Callum […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Better flood defences planned for Preston and South Ribble

View of the River Ribble. Pic: @rijayparmar A bid is being made for funding to help improve flood defences along the River Ribble. Lancashire County Council (LCC) is bidding for […]

9 months ago
Preston downpours and thunder bring music event to a close and roads flood

Flooding at Greaves Town Lane Pic: Benny Mc'Nally Surface water in Eastway on Friday evening Pic: Colin Sinnott A music event on the balcony of the Harris Museum has been cut short due to torrential downpours in the […]

11 months ago
Flood warning withdrawn for River Ribble as Storm Eleanor swirls in

The Ribble at Broadgate shortly after midnight on Wednesday Pic: Neetal Parekh The Ribble at Broadgate shortly after midnight on Wednesday Pic: Neetal Parekh A flood warning for the River Ribble has been withdrawn. Water levels on the Ribble at Lower Penwortham […]

1 year ago
River Ribble flood alert remains in place for Walton-le-Dale

The River Ribble near Avenham Park on Sunday Pic: Paul Melling The River Ribble near Avenham Park Pic: Paul Melling Periods of heavy rain has put parts of South Ribble on flood alert. The Environment Agency has three flood alerts in […]

1 year ago
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