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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 […]

4 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston flooding: Homes pumped in Walton le Dale as flood warnings are stood down

Fire crews at work in Victoria Road Preston has awoken to no rain on Sunday for the first time in more than 36 hours. Torrential downpours from Christmas Day evening onwards led to widespread flooding and record […]

4 years ago
Preston flooding: Walton Green homes evacuated as River Darwen floods

Walton Green around 2pm on Boxing Day Pic: Andy Luke Eleven homes in Walton-le-Dale have been abandoned after flood water set in. Walton Green saw surface water come down the road and the drains were overwhelmed. Residents have been forced […]

4 years ago
Preston weather warning: Heavy rain alert issued for Wednesday

The Ribble in flood down at the Bullnose on Boxing Day Pic: Roger Goodwin Preston is set to be struck by more heavy rain following the Boxing Day flooding. The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Wednesday 30 December. It says a […]

4 years ago
Preston flood warnings: Higher Walton Road reopened after River Darwen flood fear

Road closure on Higher Walton Road Rising river levels on the River Darwen forced Lancashire Police to close the road in Higher Walton. Higher Walton Road was shut to traffic in both directions for around two […]

4 years ago
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