preston flooding

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 […]

9 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 […]

9 years ago
Watch as Guild Wheel flood damage is revealed in headcam footage

Damage to the Guild Wheel at Preston Pic: Stephen Melling Footage showing the damage caused to a section of the Guild Wheel has been released. Keen Preston cyclist Stephen Melling has been out on his bike during Saturday morning around […]

9 years ago
Croston flooding: Online fundraising campaign smashes target in five days

A fundraising campaign to help flood-hit residents in Croston has smashed its target in just five days. Sarah Pattison set up a crowdfunding page for wellwishers to donate to help […]

9 years ago
Preston flooding: Funding available for every flooded household and business

Fire crews in Victoria Road on Sunday morning Homeowners in Preston and Lancashire who were affected by flooding are to receive funding. Every household affected by the Boxing Day floods are to receive ¬£500. Lancashire County Council is […]

9 years ago
Preston flooding: Guild Wheel closed at Tickled Trout as volunteers needed for clean up

Damage to the Guild Wheel and debris across the path Volunteers have been coming forward to help patch up a popular cycle route in Preston. The Guild Wheel, a 21-mile loop of the city, has been affected by the Boxing […]

9 years ago
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 […]

9 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 […]

9 years ago
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