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River Ribble flood warnings issued covering Ribchester, Samlesbury and Walton-le-Dale

River Ribble running high at Penwortham Pic: Rob Randell The flood warning - the second-highest alert level - covers three sections of the River Ribble close to and at Preston as the Environment Agency monitor river levels very closely and expect flooding.

7 months ago
River Ribble flood alert issued covering Penwortham, Hutton, Preston Docks and Freckleton

Looking out at the Bullnose near Preston Docks Pic: Blog Preston Environment Agency North West has issued the warning around the high tide expected on the River Ribble around 1am on Sunday.

7 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
New River Ribble bridge between Preston Docks and Penwortham still ‘distant idea’

A new bridge to connect Preston Docks to Penwortham remains just an idea at this stage. The government would need to stump up most of the cash for the long-dreamt-of […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Nicholas Grimshaw and the 1822 River Ribble drowning tragedy

Nicholas Grimshaw as Colonel Pic: Preston Digital Archive Preston was late to develop a Georgian quarter. In the early 19th century, it was not know for manufacture, but was the administrative centre for the County Palatine of Lancaster. […]

1 year ago
Preston car firm holds conservation event to support River Ribble green project

A Preston car firm has held an event to support conservation and environmental work on the River Ribble and its associated tributaries. At the event, staff at Bowker MINI on […]

2 years ago
Old Tram Bridge secures spot in Preston City Council’s ‘Levelling Up’ bid

The Old Tram Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Old Tram Bridge has secured a spot in Preston and South Ribble’s £50m ‘Levelling Up’ bid that may see the building of a replacement foot and cycle bridge if successful. […]

2 years ago
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 […]

2 years ago
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