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Four vehicles involved in Garstang Road crossroads crash

Emergency services could be seen in Garstang Road, from Lytham Road Pic: Jason Anderson/Blog Preston Four vehicles were involved in a crash which caused rush-hour chaos in Fulwood. The crossroads of Garstang Road, Lytham Road and Watling Street Road was closed by emergency services during […]

9 hours ago
Royal Preston Hospital entrance to see overnight roadworks

Sign up announcing Sharoe Green Lane roadworks Pic: Blog Preston Drivers heading to Royal Preston Hospital during Friday night are advised to avoid the main entrance. Lancashire County Council is carrying out resurfacing work at the entrance between the Green […]

12 hours ago
M6 Brexit go-slow protest warning from police

Police say they will be supporting Highways England throughout the protest Pic: Lancs Police Another group of pro-Brexit campaigners are threatening a go-slow on the M6 just north of Preston. Drivers were braced for delays after a social media campaign was founded for a […]

13 hours ago
M6 set for ‘Brexit go-slow’ protest drive

The scene at the M55/M6 junction shortly before 5.30pm on Tuesday Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Drivers are being warned of delays throughout Friday morning due to a ‘Brexit go-slow’. Lorry drivers are being encouraged by the Brexit Direct Action group to join the protest. Read […]

1 day ago
Advertisement Advertisement New Hall Lane closure sees fire crews rescue man from flat

Firefighters at work in New Hall Lane Pic: Farhan Shaikh A major road in Preston has been shut after emergency services had to rescue a man from a flat. Emergency services are clearing up in New Hall Lane following the […]

1 day ago
Lytham Road due to reopen this week after rail bridge works

Lytham Road closed off by engineers Pic: Aik Mirpuri Maintenance work on a rail bridge in Preston is due to finish this week. Network Rail has closed off a section of Lytham Road since late February. Waterproofing and structure […]

5 days ago
Preston Docks swing bridge to close for annual maintenance

A steam train heading over the Swing Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s swing bridge on the Docks is being closed for maintenance. Navigation Way will be shut to vehicles at the bridge while barrier and bridge maintenance takes place. The bridge […]

7 days ago
Road closures in Deepdale for Preston North End v Birmingham City

Deepdale Stadium is due to be inspected again by the fire service Pic: Paul Melling As Preston North End continue their march towards a play-off push a bumper crowd is expected for the visit of Birmingham City. Lowthorpe Road is being closed during Saturday (16 […]

1 week ago
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