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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 […]

3 years 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 […]

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

The 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 […]

3 years ago
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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 […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years 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, […]

3 years 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 […]

3 years ago
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