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Bus station to close in fight against Coronavirus

Preston Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall The concourse at Preston Bus Station is due to close on Friday evening (27 March) until further notice due to reduced availability of staff, and to try and reduce the […]

1 week ago
NoWcard holders can travel at morning peak for free in response to COVID-19 pandemic

A Preston Bus service waits at the Bus Station Pic: Tony Worrall NoWcard holders in Preston are now allowed to use their passes at morning peak in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that users can now travel before 9.30am for […]

1 week ago
Funding secured for new parkway rail station at Cottam

Fylde railway line viewed from Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google Maps The Preston area is set to receive £40m in funding to improve transport infrastructure, including the creation of a new parkway rail station at Cottam. The money granted from the […]

3 weeks ago
A59 near Longton closed after vehicle collides with bridge

Chapel Park Road A section of the A59 near Longton has been closed after a vehicle collided with a bridge. A statement from Preston Police said: “We are currently dealing with a road […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Final stages of South Ribble road widening have been submitted

The final stages of the road widening scheme in South Ribble have been formally submitted, to create a dual carriageway from the M65 junction into Preston. Plans are in to […]

3 weeks ago
Liverpool Road 20mph zone comes into force today

A 20mph speed limit zone comes into place on a section of Liverpool Road, Penwortham today (Monday March 9). Lancashire County Council amended the speed limit on the A59 between […]

4 weeks ago
Driving course to help over 60s stay safe on Preston’s roads

Older driver Pic: Jan Macarol from Pixabay An event aimed at reducing road casualties in the over 60s is set to take place in Preston. The workshop, which will be hosted by Lancashire County Council Road Safety […]

4 weeks ago
Council apologises as Ashton resident brands half-finished pavements ‘garbage’

Signs and barriers are now in place in Stocks Road Lancashire County Council has apologised after local residents complained about half-finished work to pavements in Ashton. LCC blamed the recent severe weather for delays to finishing the work in Stocks […]

4 weeks ago
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