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Preston Western Distributor works to see weekend closure of M55 in January

There will be a full closure between junctions 1 and 3 on the M55 in both directions in 2022. Starting from January 21, the planned closure will be in place […]

2 weeks ago
Queen Street speed sign mistake prompts drivers to go 50mph in 30 zone

Police today switched off a traffic sign displaying the incorrect speed on Preston’s Queen Street. This morning (Thursday 16 December), the remote control sign prompted road users to drive 50mph […]

1 month ago
Preston Bus announces Christmas 2021 timetables

The Preston Bus service is to replace TransDev who were relying on a council subsidy Preston Bus has now released its timetables for the festive season. Christmas timetables will run from Monday 20 December until Tuesday 4 January 2022. Read more: Preston Bus divert 12 […]

1 month ago
Preston Bus divert 12 bus route again due to further vandalism along Fishergate Hill

Fishergate Hill bus lane Due to a spate of vandalism today (Friday, December 10) along Fishergate Hill, the service 12 bus will be diverting again. This comes after a diversion was put in place […]

1 month ago
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Blackpool Road in the 1950s Pic: Preston Digital Archive Toll roads  The early roads around Preston were notorious for being impassable in winter. Ruts of up to four feet deep could be found on the Wigan Road. Consequently, the […]

1 month ago
Lancashire Police’s annual drink and drug driving campaign returns

Lancashire Police’s annual drink and drug driving campaign has launched today (Wednesday, December 1). Police are reminding people to stay safe, look after each other and make it home for […]

2 months ago
Preston Bus divert 12 bus route due to ‘spate of vandalism’ along Fishergate Hill

The bus lane in Fishergate Hill Preston Bus took to social media to let the community know about service diversions due to a ‘spate of vandalism’ along Fishergate Hill. Read more: Lancashire’s Directors of Public Health urge […]

2 months ago
‘Freezy Rider’ and more – the new names for Lancashire’s gritter fleet

Lancashire’s winter gritters have been officially named by the public, and they are ready and raring to grit the streets of Preston and Lancashire. As expected, the nine gritters have […]

2 months ago
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