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Drivers beware: fines for misuse of Preston bus lane start today

Fishergate Hill bus lane Drivers could receive a £60 penalty if they misuse a Preston city centre bus lane from today (Monday 20 January). The Fishergate Hill bus lane – from the junction with Strand Road […]

4 hours ago
Green light for restrictions to tackle problem parking near Royal Preston Hospital

Fairways and The Paddock New measures to tackle problem parking near Royal Preston Hospital have been agreed by Lancashire County Council following complaints from local residents. Most of the proposed restrictions focus on junctions and […]

1 day ago
Park and Ride bus stranded on Church Street island

The Park and Ride bus stuck in Church Street A Park and Ride bus has been stranded on a Church Street traffic island. The incident occurred on Saturday (18 January) at around 6.50pm outside EastZEast. The front of the […]

2 days ago
M6 reopened ahead of schedule following bridge work

Details of the planned M6 closures are on the Highways England website The M6 reopened ahead of schedule after it was closed to remove a footbridge this weekend. The work to Nan’s Nook bridge started on Friday and was expected to carry […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Part of A6 near Preston due to be closed for eight weeks

Road sign in place in advance of the A6 closure Pic: Martin Strickland/Facebook Part of the A6 is due to close on Monday (13 January) for eight weeks. The road will have works being carried out by gas company Cadent between Broughton and […]

1 week ago
Council to consider parking restrictions on roads around Royal Preston Hospital

Car parked inconsiderately near the hospital Lancashire County Council will consider bringing in parking restrictions on residential streets around Royal Preston Hospital at its next Cabinet meeting. A report recommends bringing measures to discourage problem parking […]

2 weeks ago
M6 near Preston due to be closed next weekend

Nans Nook footbridge The M6 near Preston is due to be closed next weekend. The highway is expected to be fully closed between junctions 32 and 33 in both directions from 8pm on […]

2 weeks ago
Diversion on the Guild Wheel will allow it to remain open during construction of the Preston West Distributor road

A short diversion to the Guild Wheel route on the west side of Preston will be put in place from Monday (6 January). This change will keep the popular cycling […]

2 weeks ago
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