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Over £200k pledged to replace Penwortham footbridge damaged by Storm Ciara

Remnants of the bridge after Storm Ciara Pic: Martin Bleasdale Over £200,000 has been set aside to replace a Penwortham footbridge that was damaged and demolished following Storm Ciara. Lancashire County Council has pledged £201,250 as part of a major […]

2 weeks ago
Walton-le-Dale nursery launches new ‘River School’ facility

The refurbished former fishing vessel, Ardent A Walton-le-Dale nursery has launched a River School. Children at Ashbridge on Ribble Day Nursery will be able to learn through play inside a refurbished former fishing vessel, and outside […]

2 months ago
Maps show areas of Preston and South Ribble most at flood risk as first stage of Ribble defences scheme begins

Maps showing the areas in Preston and South Ribble which could be worst-hit by flooding have been released as the latest flood-defences work takes place. The Environment Agency is starting […]

2 months ago
Watch as heavy rain causes flooding along Preston Guild Wheel

Flooding at Savick Heavy rain has caused flooding at various points along the Guild Wheel, including at Haslam Park, Savick Brook and the River Ribble. Lisa Brown was out on the Guild Wheel […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Firefighters rescue dog walkers and dog from the River Ribble at Preston

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Paul Melling Fire crews had to go to the rescue of dog walkers during Sunday (28 July) afternoon. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent five crews and a water incident unit to […]

1 year ago
Firefighters rescue person from the River Ribble near the Old Tram Bridge

Crews were called to the river near the Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall A person was rescued from the River Ribble during Sunday (26 May). Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent its water rescue teams from Preston Fire Station to the incident near […]

1 year ago
Person pulled to safety after falling down embankment at Broadgate

Broadgate in the Springtime Pic: Middle Ford Miss Firefighters pulled a person to safety after they fell down an embankment close to the River Ribble. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent crews from Penwortham to Broadgate around 4pm […]

1 year ago
Sheep rescued by fire crews off Preston New Road as flood water rises

Roads around Brockholes were cut off as the River Ribble burst its banks Pic: Babs Keighley Emergency services were called into action on Saturday afternoon to rescue livestock from rising floodwater. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service sent crews from Penwortham and Bamber Bridge to Preston New […]

1 year ago
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