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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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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: […]

2 years ago
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 […]

2 years ago
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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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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