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Confusion as fines introduced at Fulwood shops car park

New parking regulations introduced for the shops at 333 Garstang Road have caused confusion with Fulwood locals. Posting in Fulwood Preston News and Views on Facebook, a Fulwood resident said: […]

3 days ago
Man treated in hospital after Cadley Causeway crash

Crash in Cadley Causeway Pic: Shane King Emergency services took a man to hospital with non-serious injuries yesterday after a road traffic accident in Cadley Causeway. The Fulwood incident involved a collision between a car and a […]

6 days ago
Car and pedestrian involved in Ribbleton Lane crash

The crash occurred in Ribbleton Lane near to Skeffington Road A stretch of Ribbleton Lane has been closed off by police following a collision involving a pedestrian. A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following the crash, […]

7 days ago
Preston Western Distributor works to see weekend closure of M55 in January

There will be a full closure between junctions 1 and 3 on the M55 in both directions in 2022. Starting from January 21, the planned closure will be in place […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Queen Street speed sign mistake prompts drivers to go 50mph in 30 zone

Police today switched off a traffic sign displaying the incorrect speed on Preston’s Queen Street. This morning (Thursday 16 December), the remote control sign prompted road users to drive 50mph […]

1 month ago
Preston Bus announces Christmas 2021 timetables

The Preston Bus service is to replace TransDev who were relying on a council subsidy Preston Bus has now released its timetables for the festive season. Christmas timetables will run from Monday 20 December until Tuesday 4 January 2022. Read more: Preston Bus divert 12 […]

1 month ago
Preston Bus divert 12 bus route again due to further vandalism along Fishergate Hill

Fishergate Hill bus lane Due to a spate of vandalism today (Friday, December 10) along Fishergate Hill, the service 12 bus will be diverting again. This comes after a diversion was put in place […]

2 months ago
From stagecoaches to the first motorway, roads around Preston

Blackpool Road in the 1950s Pic: Preston Digital Archive Toll roads  The early roads around Preston were notorious for being impassable in winter. Ruts of up to four feet deep could be found on the Wigan Road. Consequently, the […]

2 months ago
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