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Plans approved for bus stop improvements in Longridge

Bus stop in Berry Lane Longridge Pic: Google Lancashire County Council has approved plans to improve bus stops between Longridge and Preston. The proposals include raised kerbs, marked bus stop boxes to prevent other vehicles parking, and timetable […]

3 days ago
Council speaks out after members of public cause chaos by removing cones and signs to reopen Friargate

Bus stuck on Ringway Pic: Nigel Walter Lancashire County Council has spoken out after members of the public removed cones and signs to reopen Friargate on the first day it was closed for major transformation works. The […]

1 week ago
Preston named in UK’s top ten most dangerous cycling cities

Two cyclists on the road Preston is the sixth most dangerous UK city to cycle in, according to new research. Personal injury lawyers Claims.co.uk scraped over 12,000 cycling routes from a reputable cycling network site. They then […]

1 week ago
A59 at Brockholes Brow to be closed over summer following 2021 landslip

Brockholes Brow 2021 landslip Pic: Lancashire County Council The A59 at Brockholes Brow is due to be closed over the summer for vital work to stabilise an embankment. A lane has been closed on the road since March […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Changes to Preston Bus services due to Friargate North and Ringway scheme

Friargate bus stop Pic: Blog Preston Changes to Preston Bus services in Preston City Centre have come into force as part of the Transforming Friargate North and Ringway scheme. The £14.7m revamp, which started in November […]

2 weeks ago
Four arrests after Audi involved in high value theft spotted in Preston

Officers arresting occupants of car Pic: Preston Police Four people have been arrested after a car involved in a high value theft was spotted in Preston. Officers followed the black Audi leaving the area. When back up arrived, […]

2 weeks ago
‘Difficult’ and ‘inconvenient’ bus services in Preston set to be tackled

A 23 service in operation by Preston Bus during lockdown Pic: Colin Ward Preston City Council is set to take action to improve what it describes as ‘difficult’ and ‘inconvenient’ bus services. A Notice of Motion on the topic was submitted by Councillor […]

2 weeks ago
Car seized in Preston after driver forgets birth date of person he was pretending to be

VW Passat in Meadow Close, Clifton A car has been seized after a driver provided false details. The VW Passat was stopped in Meadow Close in Clifton. A spokesperson for Lancashire Road Police said: “The driver […]

3 weeks ago
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