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Bus routes between Preston and Buckshaw Village, Ribble Valley and Ormskirk receive a boost

Preston Bus Station's car park has now reopened Pic: Tony Worrall Buses in Preston and South Ribble will be getting a boost in July thanks to an extra £750,000 being invested by Lancashire County Council. A number of improvements will be […]

3 months ago
Second free supermarket for NHS heroes opened after success at the Fulwood Support Hub

Food on offer for NHS staff includes teas, coffee, milk, cereal and more Another free supermarket for NHS staff has opened following the success of the Fulwood Support Hub. A satellite NHS Heroes Support Hub in Chorley allows staff of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals […]

3 months ago
Driver arrested after Audi flipped following police pursuit

The scene in Wigan Road on Friday evening Pic: LancsRoadPolice Motorists in Preston and South Ribble are being asked if they saw a crash on a main route to Chorley. The crash at 8.40pm on Friday (29 December) shut the […]

2 years ago
Emergency services at scene and road closed in Chorley after crash

Police have closed a stretch of road in Chorley this evening A road in Chorley has been closed this evening (October 30) after a road traffic collision. Officers from Lancashire […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man charged for six shop robberies after ‘intense investigation’

Lancashire Police has charged a man with a string of robberies at convenience stores across Lancashire. Andrew Christopher Tomlinson, 32, of no fixed address, was arrested in London, following extensive […]

3 years ago
Two men jailed for assault that caused bleed on the brain

Marcus Hartley, 24 and Richard Lowry, 33 Two men were jailed at Preston Crown Court yesterday (May 2) for an assault on a 33-year-old man. Marcus Hartley, 24 and Richard […]

3 years ago
A potted history of a local public transport company whose existence spanned over 100 years

Following the closure of John Fishwick and Sons, Leyland, on 24th October, 2015, local historian, Heather Crook, looks into the history of the ubiquitous ‘green bus’ public transport company since […]

5 years ago
Leyland based firm John Fishwick & Sons bus service to cease trading

Leyland based, Independent bus company, John Fishwick and Sons is to cease operating from Saturday 24 October 2015. The public transport company with a history extending from 1907 will no […]

5 years ago
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