preston flooding

Preston flooding: Lea junction sees motorists and pedestrians struggle with flood water

Cars making their way through the floodwater Pics: Emma Caffrey and Mark Jewell Motorists are being warned to slow down at a busy Preston junction due to floodwater. Where Greaves Town Lane meets Blackpool Road in Lea has a problem with blocked drains. […]

4 years ago
Preston flood alert: Wintry showers bring warning for River Ribble and River Darwen

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Louise Hogg A flood alert has been issued covering part of the River Ribble near Preston. Heavy rain and sleet is forecast throughout Monday night, with the Met Office warning there could […]

4 years ago
Preston flooding: How homes and business can apply to become ‘flood proof’

Flooded offices in Walton-le-Dale Any homes affected by flooding in and around Preston during December can apply for funding to make their homes ‘flood proof’. Grants of up to £5,000 are on offer for […]

4 years ago
Preston flooding: Sections of Guild Wheel waist deep after brooks burst banks

The section of the Guild Wheel just beyond Preston Grasshoppers Pics: Damien Russell A section of a popular Preston cycling and running route has flooded once more. Heavy rain overnight from Saturday into Sunday made sections of the Guild Wheel route impassable in […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Firefighters pump floodwater from home in Garstang Road

Fire crews have kept a house in Fulwood dry after a risk of flash flooding. Crews from Fulwood raced to the property in Garstang Road, close to the Broughton roundabout, […]

4 years ago
Preston weather warning: Heavy rain expected throughout Saturday evening as flood alert issued for Bamber Bridge and Lostock Hall

Rain over St Marks A brief glimpse of winter sunshine in Preston is set to be dashed by the onset of heavy rain once more. The Met Office has issued a yellow warning, the […]

4 years ago
Preston flooding: United Utilities suspend water rates for flood hit homes and businesses

Flooded offices in Walton-le-Dale Preston and Lancashire households affected by flooding during and since Boxing Day are to receive a boost from United Utilities. The water firm has suspended all charges to homes and businesses […]

4 years ago
People power clears Guild Wheel route blocked after flooding

A section of the Guild Wheel covered by debris from the Boxing Day floods has been cleared by cycling volunteers. Members of the Ribble Valley Cycling club gathered on Saturday […]

4 years ago
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