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Drug-driver who left his passenger to die after Grimsargh high-speed crash has been jailed for five years

Sean Harrison Dowbekin (left) has been jailed for five years after the crash in 2018. Jake Beatty (right) sadly died a month later Pic: Preston Police A drug-driver who crashed his car at speed and fled the scene, leaving his front seat passenger with serious injuries that he later died from, has been jailed for five […]

1 day ago
Temporary road closures around new Adelphi Square as resurfacing is completed

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has announced some temporary road closures around the new Adelphi Square. This is so final highways resurfacing work can be completed. The work will […]

3 days ago
Delays likely as major Friargate and Ringway roadworks to begin

Residents across Preston and Lancashire are being asked to allow extra time for their journeys in the Friargate and Ringway areas as Lancashire County Council carry out work to help […]

3 days ago
Feeling peckish? Why not park recklessly at one of these Preston eateries

Car parked on the pavement outside Co-op in Garstang Road For my sins I spent a quiet afternoon trawling the online comment sections of local Facebook community groups (please don’t judge me, there was a pandemic and it was raining). I […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston City Centre roads reopen as lockdown restrictions ease

Covid signs and road blocks at the top end of Chapel Street off Fishergate Pic: Blog Preston The Covid-19 road closures in Preston City Centre have ended. Lune Street and Chapel Street have reopened at their Fishergate end junctions, in line with the easing of lockdown restrictions. […]

2 weeks ago
Police in Preston and Lancashire using new roadside tech to confirm a drivers identity

Police cars in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire police officers are now armed with latest technology for roadside checks and are warning motorists that if they provide police with the wrong driving licence details, they have the […]

3 weeks ago
Crash at London Way roundabout causes road closure

London Way crash Pic: South Ribble Police A crash at the London Way junction with Brownedge Road caused part of the road to be closed today (Thursday 15 July). Motorists were advised to avoid the area after […]

3 weeks ago
Tulketh Brow roadworks to come to an end next week

After being in place since May, the Tulketh Brow roadworks are set to come to an end at the end of July. The roadworks are in place due to a […]

3 weeks ago
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