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Flood alert in place for River Ribble and Darwen as heavy rain forecast

The flood alert map A flood alert is in place for two rivers with heavy rain forecast overnight this evening. The River Ribble and River Darwen are included in the areas most at risk […]

1 week ago
River Darwen near Preston the second most sewage spilled river in England

River Darwen looking towards Preston Pic: Tony Worrall A section of river near Preston was one of the most polluted in England last year. New figures on sewage spills released by the Environment Agency and analysed by The […]

2 weeks ago
Flood alert at River Ribble and weather warning for rain set for Preston

A rainbow over Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Further heavy rain is likely to bring some flooding and disruption this evening, according to a new warning from the Met Office. A yellow weather warning for rain is in […]

4 months ago
Preston and South Ribble flood warnings and alerts issued

Flood warnings and alerts are in force for Preston after nearly two days of persistent and heavy rain. The Environment Agency has a flood warning in force for the River […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Update given on flood defences at Penwortham caravan park and Golden Way

Environment Agency North West has finished flood defence work at the caravan park in lower Penwortham and installed a path at Golden Way. The work in lower Penwortham and Golden […]

2 years ago
‘Act now’ flood warning for River Ribble at Samlesbury

An aerial view of the flooding around Brockholes Pic: Stephen Melling People are being urged to ‘act now’ as land near Samlesbury is set for flooding. Levels are forecast to rise on the River Ribble due to heavy rainfall. Read more: […]

2 years ago
Plea to fight litter and plastic pollution in the River Darwen at Walton-le-Dale

River Darwen rubbish Pic: Jonathan Hartley Walton-le-Dale residents are asking for action to be taken after becoming tired of increasing levels of litter and plastic pollution in the River Darwen. Residents from the Holland House estate […]

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

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby River levels are rising on the Lower River Ribble and River Darwen. A flood alert is in force from the Environment Agency. Update: During Monday morning all flood alerts and […]

5 years ago
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