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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
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
Advertisement Advertisement New pop-up cycle lanes introduced along A583 Riversway and Watery Lane

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Nelson Lane junction. Pic: Google maps A new pop-up cycle lane has been introduced along the A583 Riversway and Watery Lane between Nelson Way and Strand Road to improve cycling journeys to and from the west […]

4 weeks ago
Leyland family is one of many embracing cycling during lockdown

Emma Rawlinson from Leyland A new campaign aims to build on a surge in cycling during lockdown by encouraging more people to join those who’ve already made a habit of using their bikes for […]

4 weeks ago
Fishergate Bollard gets its own action figure

The Car Wars Fishergate Bollard Pic: Wayne Ashworth The Fishergate Bollard has been turned into an action figure by Penwortham artist Graham Pearce. The Bollard – or lack of the Bollard – features under the heading Car Wars, […]

1 month ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 8 to 14

Shoppers in masks on Fishergate Pic: Tony Worrall A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Preston spent its first week back in lockdown, and an additional three Preston and South Ribble libraries are preparing […]

1 month ago
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