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Lytham Road due to reopen this week after rail bridge works

Lytham Road closed off by engineers Pic: Aik Mirpuri Maintenance work on a rail bridge in Preston is due to finish this week. Network Rail has closed off a section of Lytham Road since late February. Waterproofing and structure […]

2 days ago
Preston Docks swing bridge to close for annual maintenance

A steam train heading over the Swing Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s swing bridge on the Docks is being closed for maintenance. Navigation Way will be shut to vehicles at the bridge while barrier and bridge maintenance takes place. The bridge […]

3 days ago
Road closures in Deepdale for Preston North End v Birmingham City

Deepdale Stadium is due to be inspected again by the fire service Pic: Paul Melling As Preston North End continue their march towards a play-off push a bumper crowd is expected for the visit of Birmingham City. Lowthorpe Road is being closed during Saturday (16 […]

5 days ago
Oil spill after Fishergate Bollard base structure hit again

Sand was put down to cover the oil spill Pic: Reece Catterall Another victim has been claimed by the structure which had supported the Fishergate Bollard. A car struck the plinth’s base at the junction of Corporation Street and Fishergate. It triggered […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Air ambulance called to Ribbleton due to crash

The air ambulance in Ribbleton on Saturday afternoon Pic: Stephen Melling A major road in Ribbleton has now been reopened following a crash. Preston Police had shut Longridge Road/Ribbleton Avenue from its junction with Ribbleton Hall Drive to the junction with […]

1 week ago
Three-car crash in Plungington sees one person taken to hospital

The scene in Brook Street on Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston One person was taken to hospital after a late-night crash in the Plungington area of the city. Preston Police and the North West Ambulance Service attended the three-car collision near […]

2 weeks ago
Call for Ronaldsway to become a dead end

Ronaldsway is now used as a 'rat run' claim residents Pic: Google Frustrated residents in a road round the back of Deepdale retail park have called for it to be blocked off. Homeowners in Ronaldsway say they have become the victim of […]

3 weeks ago
Fire crews cutting driver from car in Ashton-on-Ribble

The scene in Woodplumpton Road Pic: Georgia Speariett A busy road in Ashton-on-Ribble has been closed off by emergency services. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service could be seen cutting someone from their car. Two cars are understood to […]

4 weeks ago
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