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Appeal to identify ‘smiling’ motorcyclist seen speeding on Preston Guild Wheel

Motorcyclist caught speeding on the Guild Wheel Pic: Preston Police Preston Police are appealing for help to identify a person who was recorded speeding along Preston Guild Wheel. The appeal is part of Operation Dismount, which began earlier this year […]

7 days ago
Rediscovering the Guild Wheel the quiet jewel in Preston’s exercise crown

A Guild Wheel distance sign on the route Pic: Blog Preston Cycling and walking have apparently ‘exploded’ during lockdown, with people rediscovering what’s on their doorsteps. I thought I’d take a moment to look at one of Preston’s greatest assets – […]

2 weeks ago
Clayton-le-Woods woman’s marathon will be her 188th consecutive daily run

Ramona ran the Guild Wheel as part of her training A Clayton-le-Woods woman who has been running daily for six months is taking part in the London Virtual Marathon on the 188th day of her challenge. Ramona Joy Mulligan started running […]

3 weeks ago
Fulwood grandad replaces Peruvian Andes with Preston Guild Wheel for charity trek

John and daughter Leonie with Oscar and Sid on the Guild Wheel walk Had it not been for the coronavirus pandemic, Fulwood man John Farnden would have been trekking the Peruvian Andes to raise money for Rosemere Cancer Foundation this year. Instead, John […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement TV extra from Walton Park raises money for cancer charity

Dave Riding TV extra Dave Riding of Walton Park has been ‘on repeat’ for the best part of September in support of Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Dave, who has appeared in Coronation Street […]

1 month ago
Pop-up cycle lane to be removed on A583 Riversway and Watery Lane

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Strand Road junction. Pic: Google maps A pop-up cycle lane in Preston is due to be removed due to low usage, but other measures to boost cycling as part of the emergency response to the coronavirus […]

1 month ago
New pop-up cycle lanes introduced along A583 Riversway and Watery Lane

A583 Riversway and Watery Lane/Nelson Lane junction. Pic: Google maps A new pop-up cycle lane has been introduced along the A583 Riversway and Watery Lane between Nelson Way and Strand Road to improve cycling journeys to and from the west […]

2 months ago
Cyclists fight back, blaming dog walkers for safety issues on the Guild Wheel

Dog and cyclist on the Guild Wheel Pic Tony Worrall Cyclists are taking to social media to defend themselves and lay the blame for Guild Wheel safety issues on dog walkers. In an article published by Blog Preston last week, […]

3 months ago
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