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Preston road closures confirmed for Brief Encounter

Shimmer Tree by Dan Fox Preston city centre will be alive with light and sound during Friday evening for Brief Encounter. Preston City Council has confirmed which roads will be closed for the mini version […]

2 days ago
Four months of delays expected as work starts to replace electric cables near Bluebell Way

Motorists are being warned to leave more time for their journeys in north Preston, near M6 junction 31a due to work to install a new electricity cable. The work to […]

1 week ago
Penwortham Bypass has been officially named

Penwortham Bypass has been officially named as John Horrocks Way, after a leading figure from the town’s history. Born in 1768, John Horrocks was a key player in Lancashire’s textile […]

1 week ago
Latest on roads affected by works for UCLan Masterplan

Harrington Street Pic: Google The University of Central Lancashire has released details of the latest roads to be affected in the second phase of its Masterplan highways improvements scheme. Harrington Street will be closed […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Leyland Road widening work underway as bypass draws nearer

Work has started on a series of wider improvements in Penwortham as part of the later stages of construction of the town’s new bypass.  Lancashire County Council is constructing a […]

3 weeks ago
Funding bid goes in to turn whole of A582 into dual carriageway from Cuerden to Preston

Work on the A582 is part of a plan to blow congestion away on the route into Preston Having a full dual carriageway the length of the A582 has seen a funding bid tabled. Lancashire County Council wants to turn the road into a four-lane carriageway from Preston […]

4 weeks ago
Work to create a cycle super-highway is underway in Penwortham

Work is underway to create a two-lane cycle super-highway as part of the Penwortham Triangle scheme. Road works are in place at the Golden Way junction with Leyland Road, to […]

4 weeks ago
Major Preston junction reopens following crash

The scene in Water Lane Pic: Tony Worrall A busy Preston junction has reopened after a crash. Preston Police were at the scene in Water Lane in Ashton-on-Ribble. Where the road meets West Strand and Watery Lane has […]

1 month ago
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