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Dog rescued from muddy banks of River Ribble

The view along Broadgate from the bridge over the Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall A dog has been rescued from the banks of the River Ribble. Two fire engines from Preston and Penwortham were called to the incident shortly after 1pm today (Tuesday 21 […]

1 week ago
Preston history trails: Fishergate circular featuring Penwortham Old Bridge

Penwortham Old Bridge Pic: Wikimedia Walking is a great way to keep fit and see things you would otherwise miss. Preston is full of historic buildings, parks and an attractive river. Access from public transport […]

3 months ago
New Penwortham footbridge by River Ribble is open

Penwortham footbridge Pic: Hazel Anderson A new Penwortham footbridge that crosses a stream on the south bank of the River Ribble is open. Work began on the new timber footbridge in February this year. The old […]

3 months 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: […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Work to replace Penwortham footbridge by River Ribble begins

New footbridge by the River Ribble Pic: Blog Preston Work to replace a Penwortham footbridge by the River Ribble has started. In 2020, Lancashire County Council set aside £201,250 after receiving an extra £15.9m from the Department for Transport […]

4 months ago
Bomb disposal on the scene as World War II grenade found in Walton-le-Dale

Royal Logistic Corps Bomb Disposal Pic: Preston Police A grenade from World War II has been found in Walton-le-Dale. Two members of the public found the grenade with a metal detector by the River Ribble at the bottom […]

5 months ago
Preston residents urged to submit Old Tram Bridge replacement designs

The Old Tram Bridge Preston residents can win a £1,000 cash prize for submitting designs for a new bridge over the River Ribble. A campaigner has launched a competition inviting residents to produce a […]

7 months ago
Flood warnings and alerts as Preston and South Ribble hit with heavy rainfall

As heavy rain continues to batter Preston and South Ribble, flood warnings and alerts have been put in place. There is a flood warning for River Ribble at Samlesbury, around […]

8 months ago
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