Bamber Bridge

Bamber Bridge

Residents in a froth over new micropub

Bitter opposition could see a new micropub blocked by councillors next week - while another on the same road is given the thumbs up.

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Bamber Bridge FC wearing Heartbeat t-shirts

Fans donate to Heartbeat at PNE v Bamber Bridge friendly

Football supporters raised more than £100 for a Preston heart rehabilitation charity.

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WATCH: Preston Trick Dogs paving the way for the UK in the global K9 Frisbee Toss and Fetch championships

It may amuse some dog owners to know that while they are throwing a frisbee to their dog, they could actually be competing in an exclusive sport, with a world-wide league.

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Woman hurt as car flips over

Woman hurt as car flips over

A 62-year-old woman is believed to have been injured after a car flipped onto its roof at a busy junction.

Transport
Elsie Walmsley

Bamber Bridge pensioner tackles 11 marathons this year for St Catherine's Hospice

A pensioner was inspired to take on her eleventh marathon this year, in memory of her friend who always encouraged and supported her in her athletic feats.

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New options being explored for prime Lancashire site following Ikea's shock withdrawal

A prime 160-acre Lancashire redevelopment site will now seek new options after the shock withdrawal of the retail giant planned for it.
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Kevin Webber (centre knelt down) with members of RBS in Preston as they stopped off at Bamber Bridge FC during their 27-mile walk for Prostate Cancer UK

RBS Preston staff take on walking marathon for Prostate Cancer UK

A bank worker who has battled prostate cancer was humbled when fellow colleagues joined him in his seven walking marathon challenge to raise funds for the charity which supported him.
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Police were called to the incident early on Friday morning

Two arrested after teen with 'knife' spotted in Bamber Bridge

Two teenagers were arrested in Bamber Bridge after a person was reportedly spotted wearing a balaclava and armed with a knife, say police.

Crime
Police say patrols tried to pull overthe black Honda 600 ELX on Riley Green Switch Road

Police 'sting' stolen motorbike in Bamber Bridge

A 36-year-old man was arrested overnight after police used a stinger to stop a stolen motorbike in Bamber Bridge.
Crime

WATCH: New go-kart track opens for business in Bamber Bridge

Lancashire’s newest go karting facility is now on track after opening its doors to the public.

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The Astley family: Back row: Alexandra, Stewart, Ellie'Front row: Andrew, Max, Nick

Much Hoole family’s Race for Life honour for loving mum, wife and Brownedge St Mary’s teacher

Taking part in this year’s Cancer Research UK Pretty Muddy will be a highly emotional event for Ellie Astley.

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WATCH: State-of-the-art go-karting track set to open in Bamber Bridge

A one-and-a-half-million-pound go-karting track is set to open in South Ribble next week.
Business

Lancashire court listings - Monday, June 11, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Crime

YOUR SAY: Call to use Lancashire IKEA site for new super hospital

Chorley MP Sir Lindsay Hoyle has called on health bosses to site Lancashire’s new “super hospital” on land that furniture giant IKEA no longer wants.
Business
Former fishing shop earmarked as a micropub

‘Brig’ gets ale and hearty

Plans for two micropubs on the main street in Bamber Bridge have been submitted just days after another opened its doors.

Business
Parishioners gathered at St Marys Church, Brownedge, for the first Blessed Sacrament Procession. It was presided by Fr Mark Harold, assisted by Fr Colin Battell

St Mary’s Church, Brownedge, holds Blessed Sacrament Procession

Parishioners gathered at St Mary’s Church, Brownedge, for what is believed to be the first Blessed Sacrament Procession in the parish since 1996.
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Work has started on the Wesley Street site

Petition calls for an access road re-think

Residents have launched a petition to force a council re-think over access to a huge housing development in Bamber Bridge.

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MP Sir Lindsay Hoyle: Build our new super hospital on ex-IKEA site

Chorley MP Sir Lindsay Hoyle has called on health bosses to site Lancashire’s new “super hospital” on land that furniture giant IKEA no longer wants.
Business
The accident happened at around 8am on Tuesday, May 29 between junctions 29 and 30 for Bamber Bridge.

Driver injured after collision on M6

One driver suffered minor injuries following a collision between two vans on the northbound carriageway of the M6, says Highways England.
Transport

‘Lancashire not seen as a safe bet by retailers’

In the aftermath of the devastating news that Ikea has pulled out of the Cuerden development at Bamber Bridge, Robin Carey, Academic Planning and Marketing Director for the University of Central Lancashire, explains what this means for Lancashire
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