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New temporary road closures in Preston to aid social distancing

Further changes to roads in Preston are set to help social distancing. The changes aim to encourage people to walk and cycle for regular journeys as lockdown restrictions are eased, […]

3 days ago
Tribute paid to Lostock Hall woman who died in M61 crash

Toni Sheppard from Lostock Hall The family of a woman who died following a crash on the M61 on Sunday (June 28) have paid her a tribute. Toni Sheppard, 38, from Lostock Hall died at […]

3 days ago
Appeal after woman dies in M61 collision

M61 near Bolton West Services Pic: Google Maps A woman has died in a crash on the M61 between junctions 6 and 8 today (Sunday 28 June). Police were called around 12.45pm to reports of the one-vehicle collision […]

6 days ago
Broughton family forced to live in hotel after homes damaged by flood water

Fire crews at Garstang Road to help residents. Homeowners in Garstang Road are having to live in a hotel after their homes were devastated by flood water during last week’s storms. Patrica Carter has contacted Lancashire County Council […]

1 week ago
Advertisement Advertisement Blackpool Road partial closure over weekend

Blackpool road will see closures over the weekend to install a new footpath over the River Wyre Blackpool Road will have partial closures this weekend to replace a footbridge near the River Wyre. The A586 is set to be closed where it crosses the River Wyre at […]

2 weeks ago
Spending boost to fix Preston and South Ribble damaged roads

An extra £5milion has been allocated for Lancashire’s roads and footpaths to bring them back into good condition and repair damage caused by storms earlier this year. Councillors prioritised improving […]

2 weeks ago
Driver arrested as three cars damaged in Black Bull Lane crash

Damage to two cars in the crash which brought residents out of their homes due to the loud smash Pic: Stu McCafferty Three cars were badly damaged during a crash in Fulwood in the early hours of Sunday (June 14) morning. Preston Police closed off a section of Black Bull Lane after […]

3 weeks ago
Preston gets two new pop-up cycle lanes

The cycle lane down Fylde Road Pop-up cycle lanes are appearing across Preston to encourage people to get on two wheels post-lockdown. Lancashire County Council says it wants to make it easier for people to cycle […]

4 weeks ago
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