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Firefighters rescue person from the River Ribble near the Old Tram Bridge

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 […]

5 years 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 […]

5 years 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 […]

5 years ago
Pictures show River Ribble bursting banks as flood warnings in force

River Ribble at Walton-le-Dale Pic: Laura Ousby Flood warnings remain in force for the River Ribble at Preston as the river begins to burst its banks. Two sections of the river are rising rapidly following heavy rain […]

5 years ago
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Family pay tribute to ‘adventurous, fun loving man’ whose body was found in the River Ribble

A picture of John Culshaw on a hike The family of a man whose body was found in the River Ribble described him as an “outgoing, active, adventurous, fun loving man […]

5 years ago
Flooding alert issued for the River Ribble at Preston

The River Ribble near Avenham Park on Sunday Pic: Paul Melling The River Ribble near Avenham Park during a previous storm surge Pic: Paul Melling A flooding alert has been issued for the River Ribble in Preston and Penwortham. Storm Callum […]

6 years ago
Two men prosecuted for fly-tipping in Fishwick

The waste was discovered near the River Ribble Two men have been prosecuted for fly-tipping waste in Preston. Preston City Council were successful in their case against Andrew Milne and […]

6 years ago
Watch aerial footage of the Flying Scotsman at Preston Station

The Flying Scotsman puffing away The Flying Scotsman puffing away The Flying Scotsman made its way through Preston on Friday (3 August) evening. An iconic stream train the 4472 was captured by many railway enthusiasts […]

6 years ago
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