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Friargate to reopen as Corporation Street closes in phase four of UCLan Masterplan roadworks

An artist's impression of the completed EIC, Student Centre and Highways scheme 2 Highways work on the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) £200m Masterplan development is entering its next phase. Friargate, Moor Lane and a new road replacing the Adelphi roundabout will fully reopen […]

5 days ago
Person taken to hospital following crash in Longridge

One person was taken hospital last night (Wednesday 7 October) following a collision on Lower Road in Longridge. At around 7.30pm, fire services from Longridge and Preston were called to […]

2 weeks ago
M55 fully reopens after police incident at Kirkham junction

Queuing traffic on the M55 during Wednesday morning Pic: Owen Houghton Motorists travelling between Preston and Blackpool experienced long delays during Wednesday (7 October) morning. Lancashire Police closed the motorway between Junction 3 (Kirkham/Wesham) and Junction 4 (Peel Hill) in both […]

2 weeks ago
Flood warning issued for River Lostock at Leyland

Areas in Leyland covered by the flood warning (red) and the flood alerts (orange) Pic: Environment Agency There are flood warnings in place for River Lostock, Shaw Brook and Bannister Brook at Leyland. Heavy rain has lashed Preston and South Ribble throughout Tuesday (6 October) morning. Rainfall […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Resurfacing work continues on Fulwood side road

Kings Drive closed for resurfacing during Monday (5 October) Pic: Blog Preston Resurfacing work is continuing during Tuesday on a cut-through road in Fulwood. Kings Drive, which runs between Garstang Road and Black Bull Lane, Fulwood, has been shut for roadworks since […]

2 weeks ago
Preston streets set to be improved for visually impaired people

An empty Fishergate in Preston during the coronavirus pandemic Pic: Tony Worrall A new charter to improve access to Preston’s streets for visually impaired people is being trialled in the city. The Lancashire Street Charter for Preston City was approved by Lancashire […]

2 weeks ago
Friargate set to reopen as UCLan Masterplan enters next phase

Part of the new road layout at the UCLan Masterplan Highways scheme Roads including Friargate are set to reopen as the £200m UCLan Masterplan development enters its next phase. From mid October, a new east-west road in front of the new UCLan […]

1 month ago
Pop-up cycle lane to be removed on A583 Riversway and Watery Lane

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A pop-up cycle lane in Preston is due to be removed due to low usage, but other measures to boost cycling as part of the emergency response to the coronavirus […]

1 month ago
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