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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 […]

4 weeks ago
Preston police officers up for bravery awards after saving man from River Ribble

Two police officers who saved a drowning man from the River Ribble at Preston during a storm are up for bravery awards. Lancashire officers PC Jamie Milburn and PC Christopher […]

1 month ago
Old Tram Bridge restoration stalled due to lack of funding says Preston City Council

The Old Tram Bridge Preston City Council has cited a lack of funding as the leading obstacle for Old Tram Bridge. Former city councillor Daniel Dewhurst, who was involved in the creation of the Northern […]

1 month ago
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 […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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: […]

7 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 […]

8 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 […]

8 months ago
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 […]

9 months ago
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