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Police close off Morrisons car park in Deepdale after woman hit by campervan

Police presence in Morrisons car park off Blackpool Road Pic: Blog Preston A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a campervan in a supermarket car park. Preston Police have taped off part of the Morrisons car […]

56 mins ago
Barn fire closes the A6 at Barton

Jepps Lane where it closes the A6 Pic: Google Firefighters are tackling a fire at a barn just to the north of Preston. Traffic has been halted on the A6 due to the fire which is just off Jepps […]

2 days ago
Fishergate bus lane IT glitch leads to wrong demand for higher penalties for drivers

The Fishergate bus lane Pic: Tony Worrall Motorists are being advised to check if they receive a penalty fine for driving in the Fishergate bus lane due to an IT glitch. Lancashire County Council has revealed it […]

2 days ago
M6 reopens after man fell from bridge near Junction 29

View from the bridge of emergency services Pic: josephseager The M6 was closed between Leyland and Lostock Hall while police deal with an incident. Traffic between junction 27 and 28 reached a standstill after reports someone had ‘come off […]

3 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Driver on M6 at Leyland has lucky escape after lorry tyre smashes into car

What was left of the car windscreen and roof Pic: LancsRoadPolice A driver on the M6 at Leyland was described as ‘the luckiest person in the world right now’. Lancashire Road Police were called out around 2pm on Monday (20 May) […]

3 days ago
M6 delays from Junction 32 due to ‘overturned vehicle’

Delays on the M6 beyond Junction 32 Pic: Kelly-Marie Carberry An overturned vehicle is causing delays on the M6 just north of Preston. Drivers are reporting delays from Junction 32 onwards. The crash, understood to involve a caravan, has taken […]

1 week ago
Electric vehicle charging comes to Winckley Square

The electric vehicle charging spaces on Winckley Square Pic David Toase Electric vehicle charging points have been installed on Winckley Square. In a move that former residents of the Georgian square couldn’t have pictured in their wildest dreams, drivers will be […]

1 week ago
Tribute to woman, 94, who died in Walton-le-Dale collision

The family of a woman who died in a collision in Walton-le-Dale yesterday have paid tribute to ‘an independent woman who ran off to join the war.’ Connie Sharples, 94, […]

1 week ago
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