Menu

Transport

This category relates to all things to do with transport in Preston.

Northern pacer train makes final journey (at last!)

Marking the final journey of the Pacer train Pic: Northern Northern trains have finally retired the much-hated pacer trains. Regularly chugging between Preston and many destinations the shuttle-buses have carried their final passengers. Clocking up more than 300-million miles the […]

2 days ago
Preston taxi drivers fear for their lives after series of attacks

AAA Taxis damaged cab Preston taxi drivers say they fear for their safety after a spate of attacks on their cars. The attacks, which are concentrated around New Hall Lane and Blackpool Road, involve […]

2 days ago
Deepdale Road reopens after woman falls from bridge

Emergency services in Deepdale Road during Friday afternoon Pic: Pete Burns A woman has been treated for arm injuries after falling from a bridge in Deepdale. Preston Police shut Deepdale Road – at the Miley Tunnel – shortly after 3pm on […]

3 days ago
Drunk driver who did a u-turn on the M6 at Charnock Richard is jailed

Moses Khombe, jailed drunk driver. Pic: Lancashire police A drunk driver who crashed into another car while trying to do a U-turn on the M6 has been jailed. Moses Khombe, 41, of Lake View, Dunstable, appeared at Preston […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Barton Grange garden centre reduce parking spaces as police warn over A6 restrictions

Inside Barton Grange's Christmas display last year Pic: Tony Worrall Car parking at a popular garden centre between Preston and Garstang has been cut back. Barton Grange Garden Centre is allowed to open under the government restrictions, as garden centres […]

1 week ago
When free Christmas shopping parking will be at two council-run Preston city centre car parks

Penny Street car park Preston City Council has confirmed when free parking on two car parks will be in the run up to Christmas. The free parking will be on Penny Street, off North […]

1 week ago
Two Preston city centre roads closed due to urgent work at ‘unsafe’ Preston Guild Hall

Guild hall roads blocked off for urgent building works. Pic: Blog Preston Lancaster Road and a section of Lord Street have been closed today (Tuesday 17 November). The roads have been closed due to urgent Preston Guild Hall building works. This is […]

2 weeks ago
Barton Grange garden centre queues see police threaten to tow illegally parked vehicles on the A6

Illegally parked vehicles on the A6 close to the Barton Grange Garden Centre Pic: Garstang Over Wyre Police Police have warned they are about to start towing away cars parked illegally on the A6. Garstang and Over Wyre Police have been patrolling to the north of Barton, at […]

2 weeks ago
Most Discussed Most Read
Preston in pictures Sunset over the DocksAs it’s been a shit year all round I thought a bit of Christmas cheer wouldn’t go a missSunday afternoonScania R420: NK05 CVH (Fowler Welch)Rooftop sky at PrestonWet reflections on the Flag Market PrestonChristmas Sign at PrestonHarris Museum at Preston View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

Advertisement News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Advertisement Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.