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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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year 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Flood warning withdrawn for River Ribble as Storm Eleanor swirls in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at Broadgate shortly after midnight on Wednesday Pic: Neetal Parekh A flood warning for the River Ribble has been withdrawn.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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement New bridge finished across the River Darwen after flood damage

The new look Carver Bridge The new look Carver Bridge A bridge washed away in the Christmas floods of 2015 has finally been replaced. Connecting Coupe Green and Gregson Lane to Samlesbury the Carver footbridge […]

2 years ago
Flood alert issued for River Ribble and Darwen at Preston

Preston skyline in the background, with flooded Walton le Dale in foreground Pic: Hamza Asmal Preston skyline in the background, with flooded Walton le Dale in foreground during the Boxing Day floods Pic: Hamza Asmal A flood alert has been issued covering Walton-le-Dale and other […]

3 years ago
Flood alert issued for parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge

Parts of Lostock Hall and Bamber Bridge have been placed on flood alert after heavy rain in the Preston area. The Environment Agency has issued flood alerts for the Rivers […]

3 years ago
Fulwood school closed as flash flooding hits Preston

The secondary school in St Vincent's Road has been affected by floodwater A secondary school in Preston has been forced to close due to flooding. Heavy rain has swept across the city during Monday morning and fire crews have been sent to […]

3 years ago
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