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Next stage for A582 road widening plans

The tank roundabout The next stage for the A582 road widening plans is underway. The plans would see the A582 between Broad Oak roundabout and Stanifield Lane widened to create a dual carriageway from the […]

1 day ago
Penwortham slip road WILL be closed when the new bypass opens next month

The slip road leading from Liverpool Road to Guild Way in Penwortham will close next month when the new bypass is opened. Lancashire County Council agreed the controversial decision at […]

5 days ago
Appeal after man died in M6 collision

A man died in a collision on the M6 between juntions 32 and 33 last night. Police are appealing for witnesses following the fatal collision which happened near Garstang, shortly […]

6 days ago
Meet Basil Salty, Freddie Frostoff, Holly Chilloughby and Albert Ice-stein – the new gritters keeping the roads safe this winter

As some headlines predict the coldest winter in 30 years set to hit the north west this year, a new team of heroes will be out in force, keeping Lancashire’s […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Upcoming road changes as UCLan Masterplan moves into next major phase

Aerial view of the Engineering Innovation Centre, Student Centre and highways Preston’s university has announced plans for the start of a key phase of its Masterplan highways scheme. UCLan, working in partnership with Lancashire County Council and contract partner Balfour Beatty, […]

1 week ago
Penwortham bypass to open in December – earlier than planned

The new Penwortham bypass is set to open on Monday 2 December – a month earlier than expected. Lancashire County Council has announced the new opening date for the road, […]

2 weeks ago
Emergency services dealing with a serious collision in Fulwood

Emergency services are dealing with a serious collision in Watling Street Road, close to the Barracks. Police have closed the road while ambulance crews attend to the people involved. It […]

2 weeks ago
Residents’ safety fears as Cross Borough Link Road is set to open

Work on The Cawsey, off Leyland Road Pic: Central Lancashire Plannezine Residents have said they are concerned about the safety of a new road linking Penwortham to Walton-le-Dale when it opens next week. The Cross Borough Link Road, which runs between […]

2 weeks ago
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