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River Ribble Expo – A Liquid History project could go ahead if funding granted

Preston's skyline as viewed from the River Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall The National Heritage Lottery Fund (NHLF) has given Mirador and the Ribble Rivers Trust the go-ahead to submit a development application with the aim of delivering the full, ambitious programme […]

3 weeks ago
Police spotted searching the River Ribble at Penwortham

Preston residents noticed police completing searches on the River Ribble, sparking curiosity. Blog Preston contacted Lancashire Police regarding their increased presence in the area during Monday (10 May). Read more: […]

3 months ago
Flood scheme to construct new River Ribble flood defences at Broadgate to be debated

The current view along Broadgate from the bridge over the Ribble Pic: Tony Worrall A planning application concerning new flood works for the River Ribble is due to be discussed Thursday 1 April. This is part of Preston and South Ribble’s ‘Flood Risk Management […]

4 months ago
Otters spotted at Penwortham Old Bridge over the River Ribble

Surprisingly, Otters have been spotted around the River Ribble in the past few days. Otters seek clean rivers, filled with food and overgrown banks where they can raise their cubs. Their […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Tree works along Broadgate as part of River Ribble flood protection scheme

The trees being cut down along Broadgate Pic: Chris Hough Work has began on the first phase of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The Environment Agency, who have been working alongside Lancashire County Council, Preston City […]

5 months ago
Two years since the Old Tram Bridge was closed

The Old Tram Bridge spans the River Ribble at Avenham Park Pic: Stephen Melling It has been two years since the Old Tram Bridge was shut to the public due to its condition. The bridge, which spans the River Ribble and links Avenham Park with Penwortham, […]

6 months ago
Planning application submitted for phase one of Preston and South Ribble’s ‘Flood Risk Management Scheme’

Flooded River Ribble near London Road Pic: @vladivir A planning application has been submitted for the first phase of the Preston and South Ribble Flood Risk Management Scheme. The Environment Agency has worked alongside Lancashire County Council, Preston […]

6 months ago
Broughton Bypass closed due to flooding as Storm Christoph continues and flood warnings in place

Police are in the process of closing off James Towers Way due to flooding Pic: Preston Police This morning (Wednesday, 20 January) flood warnings were upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues. Read more: Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale […]

7 months ago
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