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Broughton Bypass closed due to flooding as Storm Christoph continues and flood warnings in place

Police are in the process of closing off James Towers Way due to flooding Pic: Preston Police This morning (Wednesday, 20 January) flood warnings were upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues. Read more: Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale […]

3 years ago
Flood warnings upgraded on River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale and Samlesbury as Storm Christoph continues

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Louise Hogg Two flood warnings have been put in place along the River Ribble in Preston due to Storm Christoph. ‘Immediate action is required’ at two of the locations on the river: […]

3 years ago
Environment Agency upgrade flood warnings for stretch of River Ribble at Preston

The areas in red show where flood warnings are in force from the Environment Agency Pic: Environment Agency North West Three flood warnings are in force for three sections of the River Ribble at Preston and South Ribble. Heavy rain overnight as Storm Aiden blew through has triggered the warnings […]

4 years ago
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 […]

4 years ago
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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 […]

4 years 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 […]

4 years 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 […]

5 years ago
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 […]

5 years ago
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