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A59 near Longton closed after vehicle collides with bridge

Chapel Park Road A section of the A59 near Longton has been closed after a vehicle collided with a bridge. A statement from Preston Police said: “We are currently dealing with a road […]

3 weeks ago
Final stages of South Ribble road widening have been submitted

The final stages of the road widening scheme in South Ribble have been formally submitted, to create a dual carriageway from the M65 junction into Preston. Plans are in to […]

3 weeks ago
Liverpool Road 20mph zone comes into force today

A 20mph speed limit zone comes into place on a section of Liverpool Road, Penwortham today (Monday March 9). Lancashire County Council amended the speed limit on the A59 between […]

4 weeks ago
Driving course to help over 60s stay safe on Preston’s roads

Older driver Pic: Jan Macarol from Pixabay An event aimed at reducing road casualties in the over 60s is set to take place in Preston. The workshop, which will be hosted by Lancashire County Council Road Safety […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council apologises as Ashton resident brands half-finished pavements ‘garbage’

Signs and barriers are now in place in Stocks Road Lancashire County Council has apologised after local residents complained about half-finished work to pavements in Ashton. LCC blamed the recent severe weather for delays to finishing the work in Stocks […]

1 month ago
A new link road is now open between Broughton and Eastway

A new roundabout has been put in at D'urton Lane Pic: Blog Preston A new section of road has opened connecting Eastway and D’Urton Lane. Mericourt Road is approximately 300m long and designed to improve access to the roundabout on James Towers Way […]

1 month ago
Ashton residents plagued by weekend road racers

Car Park on Mariners Way where locals hope to have CCTV installed Residents of Ashton say they are fed up of being woken by car enthusiasts using their roads as a race track into the early hours of the morning. Local residents […]

2 months ago
Council ‘considering options’ to prevent repeat of Church Street bus incident

Church Street street furniture Lancashire County Council say they are considering their options after a bus became stranded on a Church Street traffic island last month. On 18 January we reported how a Stagecoach […]

2 months ago
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