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Rural roads north of Preston closed due to ‘waist-high’ floodwater

Rural roads flooding Pic: Preston Police Road closures are in place in the Catforth and Bartle areas of Preston due to flooding from Storm Christoph. Many roads are affected by surface water flooding, while Catforth Road […]

3 months ago
New criteria for residential parking schemes in Preston and Lancashire

A permit holders only parking sign in Bairstow Street, Preston Pic: Blog Preston Councillors have agreed revised criteria for residential parking. The aim is to give residents more clarity about the circumstances for new schemes to be considered, and provide the basis for […]

3 months ago
Watch latest progress on Preston Western Distributor in frosty aerial scenes

Preston Western Distributor from above Pic: CJ Green New footage shows the progress being made on the Preston Western Distributor. A frosty landscape to the west of the city is shown from above in drone footage by CJ […]

3 months ago
Met Office issue ice warning for Preston and Lancashire for Thursday evening

Snowy rooftops Pic: @tony_worrall_photography A yellow weather warning has been put over Preston and South Ribble for tomorrow. The Met Office has issued the warning for icy conditions on Thursday (7 January) from 5pm […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Multiple traffic lights out in Plungington and Ashton

Aqueduct Street and Fylde Road junction Pic: Google Multiple sets of traffic lights are out in the Plungington and Ashton-on-Ribble areas. Motorists are reporting issues at the following junctions: Aqueduct Street and Plungington Road Aqueduct Street and Fylde […]

4 months ago
Three lanes of M6 at Junction 31 reopen after crash

Vehicles being attended to on the M6 at Junction 31 Pic: Highways England Emergency services had closed three lanes of the M6 southbound at Preston. A crash between Junction 31A (Red Scar/Bluebell Way) and Junction 31 (Tickled Trout) saw traffic officers and police […]

4 months ago
Lancashire County Council wants opinions on Preston and South Ribble roads

A pothole in Blackbull Lane, Fulwood, which was reported on Saturday (27 January) Pic: FixMyStreet Lancashire County Council is inviting residents to rate the county’s roads via an online survey. The national highways survey results are used to help plan and prioritise future work. The […]

4 months ago
M6 and M61 reopen at Preston after icy conditions cause hours of delays

Tyre tracks show where drivers skidded off the motorway Pic: Preston Fire Station Emergency services have reopened the M6 and the M61 after snow and ice saw a string of crashes. From 3.30pm on Sunday (27 December) motorists were left stranded after hail […]

4 months ago
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