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Preston flood warning: Trees uprooted as Storm Frank passes through

Trees uprooted on the A49 at Euxton and on the River Ribble at Broadgate Pics: Chorley Police + Peter Kelly Preston appears to have escaped the worst of the bad weather as Storm Frank passes through. The Met Office has a warning of heavy rain and strong winds in place […]

3 years ago
Preston flooding: Brockholes centre remains closed due to nature reserve flooding

The extent of the flooding at Brockholes Pics: Terry Jolly A nature reserve near Preston has seen its visitor centre cut off due to flooding. The reserve itself remains open to visit and spot wildlife in but you can’t grab […]

3 years ago
Preston weather warning: Storm Frank to see heavy rain in the city from Tuesday evening

Heavy rain as part of Storm Frank is due to arrive in Preston earlier than forecast. The Met Office had issued a yellow weather warning from the early hours of […]

3 years ago
Preston flooding: Walton le Dale business counts cost after flood water enters offices

Flooded offices in Walton-le-Dale Walton-le-Dale businesses have begun counting the cost of flooding on their premises. Freight business Freightlink in Chorley Road were flooded during Boxing Day. Around seven inches of flood water got […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston flooding: Fire crews rushed to Christ the King School after ‘smell of diesel’ reported

Flooded playing fields can be seen at Christ the King Pic: Chris Taylor Fire crews were called out to a school in Preston after fears flood water had got into the heating system. Christ the King School called out fire crews to the […]

3 years ago
Preston flooding: Couple speak after ‘heartbreaking’ pictures from wedding venue Pavilion

A couple have spoken after their wedding venue was hit hard by the recent floods in Preston. Dan and Kat Miller, who now live in Bamber Bridge¬†together, tied the knot […]

3 years ago
Watch Red Rocks bridge at Hoghton being swept away by River Darwen

What remains of the Red Rocks Bridge Pic: Mick Gardner A bridge over the River Darwen near Preston has been swept away in the floods. The river turned into a raging torrent during Boxing Day and just after lunchtime the […]

3 years ago
Preston flooding: Aerial pictures show River Ribble and flooded fields

Aerial pictures show the extent of flooding around the River Ribble in Preston. Chris Taylor sent his drone up to capture the flood plain around the Ribble. It shows how […]

3 years ago
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