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Four Ribbleton locals arrested after shining laser into sky at police helicopter

Police helicopter in the sky. Preston police’s Immediate Response team were harassed by a laser being shone into the sky by a member of a household in Ribbleton. The police helicopter was searching for a […]

1 week 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 week ago
Two arrested following death of motorcyclist in M55 collision

Two people have been arrested after a motorcyclist died following a collision on the M55 motorway. The crash happened at 9pm on Sunday (September 6th) when an Audi A4 collided […]

1 week ago
Station Road in Bamber Bridge to be closed for Rail works

Station Road Level Crossing Station Road in Bamber Bridge is set to be closed for four days as works are set to take place by Network Rail. The works on the level crossing works […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Prestonians warned to plan journeys to avoid road choas ahead of schools reopening

Highways workers in hi-vis jackets direct traffic in Fishergate Pic: Paul Melling Lancashire County Council is urging people in Preston to plan their journeys to help minimise congestion when schools go back next week. Roads are expected to be at their busiest […]

3 weeks ago
Preston train manager part of first all LGBTQ+ crew as Pride train launches

Avanti West Coast Pride train staffed by all LGBTQ+ crew. A Preston train manager was part of the UK’s first all LGBTQ+ crew as Avanti West Coast launched its new Pride train. Paul Austin managed the London to Manchester service […]

3 weeks ago
Photography student’s restored Morris Minor ‘Lionel’ gains 3000 Instagram followers

Lionel at Preston Bus Station A UCLan photography student has restored a 1965 Morris Minor, using it as her model for her Instagram followers. Becca McIlroy has named her car Lionel and takes him for […]

4 weeks ago
Transport services for vulnerable adults disrupted as children return to school in September

Dean and his mother Patricia Lancashire County Council is looking at ways to continue to provide transport for vulnerable adults, when schools go back in September. Many adults with disabilities have relied on LCC transport […]

4 weeks ago
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