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‘Longridge Loop’ five-mile track planned for Ribble Valley walkers

Posted on - 11th April, 2021 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Longridge, Preston News, Redevelopment, What's On in Preston
Longridge Loop. Pic: Longridge Town Council plans.
Longridge Loop. Pic: Longridge Town Council plans.

Longridge Town Council plans have detailed a new accessible five-mile route around the town for cyclists and walkers.

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Although still in the early planning stages, the Longridge Loop has potential to join Preston Guild Wheel.

The miniature version of Preston’s 21-mile Guild Wheel has not got a debut date yet, but comes as part of Longridge Neighbourhood development plans.

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Longridge Town Council intends to work with the private and public sectors to seek to deliver a series of projects to improve community facilities. This comes after various community facility provision and retention has been considered to be ‘deficient’ or described as ‘could be improved’.

Tanyard Lane
Tanyard Lane would be part of Longridge Loop

Proposals say: “The Town Council are actively pursuing projects such as the Longridge Loop and will use its own resources, when available, Community Infrastructure Levy  receipts, and work with partners to secure planning obligations to help deliver the projects.”

Longridge Town Council have been contacted for a comment but are yet to respond.


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