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Broughton bus lane cameras now issuing fines to motorists

One of the cars seen going the wrong down the Bus Lane One of the cars seen going the wrong down the Bus Lane Motorists using the bus lane in Broughton – just on from the M55 roundabout – are now being […]

20 hours ago
New Deepdale cycle route delayed by trams looks set to go ahead

Remains of the former Longridge line can be found throughout the East of the city Remains of the former Longridge line can be found throughout the East of the city Councillors are being urged to create a new cycle route and pathway on a derelict […]

2 days ago
Tougher bin collection rules planned for Preston

A bin out for collection in Preston Pic: Christopher Lucas A bin out for collection in Preston Pic: Christopher Lucas Stricter bin collection rules are being proposed for Preston. Households who have a missed bin collection are going to be […]

2 days ago
Civic funeral confirmed for former Preston Council leader Peter Rankin

Peter Rankin’s life will be celebrated at a funeral being held at Preston Minster. The twice former leader and honorary Alderman of Preston City Council passed away on Sunday 10 June […]

7 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Universal Credit is coming to Preston in July

How people receive money from the government will change with the introduction of Universal Credit How people receive money from the government will change with the introduction of Universal Credit A new system for benefit claiming comes into use in Preston during July. Preston is […]

1 week ago
Northern passengers told to ‘expect compensation’ for rail misery

A Northern service heads of Manchester Pic: Aero Pixels A Northern service heads of Manchester Pic: Aero Pixels Rail passengers struggling since the introduction of new timetables by Northern have been told to expect compensation. Rail minister Jo Johnson […]

1 week ago
Former Preston council leader Peter Rankin dies after brain cancer battle

Councillor Peter Rankin Councillor Peter Rankin A twice former leader of Preston City Council has died following a battle with brain cancer. Peter Rankin passed away on Sunday 10 June following his six-month […]

1 week ago
The Preston Model in national spotlight again on the Jeremy Vine show

The new Preston Market was referenced throughout the interview Pic: Keith Heyworth The new Preston Market was referenced throughout the interview Pic: Keith Heyworth The Preston Model was once again in the national spotlight. During Friday (8 June), the leader of Preston […]

1 week ago
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