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Crash between ‘trials bike’ and Vauxhall Zafira leaves 19-year-old in hospital

Alder Road in Ribbleton Pic: Google A 19-year-old man remains in hospital with injuries after a crash between a ‘trials-type bike’ and a car. Preston Police say they were called to Alder Road in Ribbleton during […]

58 mins ago
Preston weather warning means heavy rain and could lead to flooding

Rain creating a risk of spray on a road in South Ribble. Pic: Blog Preston Heavy rain and the potential for flooding is forecast for Preston, according to a new warning from the Met Office. A yellow weather warning for rain is in place from […]

3 hours ago
Corporation Street bus gate blasted by nearby family-run business

Vicky Brown, right, and colleague from Gainsborough Flooring are deeply unhappy about the bus gate Pic: Blog Preston A flooring company say a new bus-only zone in Preston city centre is going to damage their business. Gainsborough Flooring, in Heatley Street, are one in one of the side-streets […]

7 hours ago
All the side street changes in and around Corporation Street bus gate

Corporation Street signage going up near the bus gate Pic: Blog Preston As the new bus-only area of Corporation Street comes into force on Tuesday – known as a bus gate – we’ve taken a look at all the other road changes […]

24 hours ago
Petition launched by councillor to scrap New Hall Lane bus lane

The route on New Hall Lane A councillor has urged highways bosses to ditch plans for a new bus lane on a busy route into Preston – warning that it will have “far-reaching consequences” for the […]

1 day ago
Man in his 70s dies in hospital after Clayton-le-Woods A6 crash

A general view of the A6 at Whittle-le-Woods A man was killed in a one-vehicle incident in Chorley yesterday morning (18 May). Police were called at around 10.48am to the A6 Preston Road at Clayton-le-Woods after reports of […]

2 days ago
Police ask public to avoid scene of crash near school in Ribbleton

Grange Avenue, Preston Police are on the scene dealing with a crash in Ribbleton this evening (18 May). Officers from Lancashire Constabulary are at the scene of the incident on Grange Avenue, off […]

3 days ago
Preston bus station information office to reopen and services to be given new timetables

Preston Bus Station. Credit: Blog Preston A dozen Lancashire bus services are to be given a boost with new and expanded timetables introduced on routes across the county. Bus operators and Lancashire County Council have agreed […]

4 days ago
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