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M6 set for ‘Brexit go-slow’ protest drive

The scene at the M55/M6 junction shortly before 5.30pm on Tuesday Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras Drivers are being warned of delays throughout Friday morning due to a ‘Brexit go-slow’. Lorry drivers are being encouraged by the Brexit Direct Action group to join the protest. The […]

31 mins ago
New Hall Lane closure sees fire crews rescue man from flat

Firefighters at work in New Hall Lane Pic: Farhan Shaikh A major road in Preston has been shut after emergency services had to rescue a man from a flat. Emergency services are clearing up in New Hall Lane following the […]

1 hour ago
Lytham Road due to reopen this week after rail bridge works

Lytham Road closed off by engineers Pic: Aik Mirpuri Maintenance work on a rail bridge in Preston is due to finish this week. Network Rail has closed off a section of Lytham Road since late February. Waterproofing and structure […]

4 days ago
Preston Docks swing bridge to close for annual maintenance

A steam train heading over the Swing Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s swing bridge on the Docks is being closed for maintenance. Navigation Way will be shut to vehicles at the bridge while barrier and bridge maintenance takes place. The bridge […]

5 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Road closures in Deepdale for Preston North End v Birmingham City

Deepdale Stadium is due to be inspected again by the fire service Pic: Paul Melling As Preston North End continue their march towards a play-off push a bumper crowd is expected for the visit of Birmingham City. Lowthorpe Road is being closed during Saturday (16 […]

1 week ago
Electric car charging points planned for Preston service station

An electric car on charge Pic: Mikes Photos Drivers of electric cars will be able to charge their vehicles soon at a service station just off the M6. Preston East Services at Bluebell Way has applied to install […]

2 weeks ago
Oil spill after Fishergate Bollard base structure hit again

Sand was put down to cover the oil spill Pic: Reece Catterall Another victim has been claimed by the structure which had supported the Fishergate Bollard. A car struck the plinth’s base at the junction of Corporation Street and Fishergate. It triggered […]

2 weeks ago
Air ambulance called to Ribbleton due to crash

The air ambulance in Ribbleton on Saturday afternoon Pic: Stephen Melling A major road in Ribbleton has now been reopened following a crash. Preston Police had shut Longridge Road/Ribbleton Avenue from its junction with Ribbleton Hall Drive to the junction with […]

2 weeks ago
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