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D’Urton Lane housing plan recommended for approval despite Guild Wheel cyclists protests

Where the Guild Wheel leaves D'Urton Lane Pic: Keith Sergeant A controversial housing development looks set to be approved despite a campaign by cyclists. Land near the Guild Wheel at D’Urton Lane is earmarked for 112 new homes. Preston City […]

5 years ago
Watch the River Ribble as raging torrent at Walton-le-Dale

The Ribble has burst its banks along parts of the Guild Wheel River levels on the Ribble are rising fast near Walton-le-Dale as this footage shows. Stephen Melling was on the section of the Guild Wheel cycle route along the banks of […]

5 years ago
Guild Wheel campaigners express ‘dismay’ at Lancashire County Council’s plans to protect cycle route

Cycling campaigners have hit out at Lancashire County Council following an announcement about the Guild Wheel. Last week the leader of the county council pledged to protect the popular 21-mile […]

5 years ago
Save the Guild Wheel: Petition triggers Lancashire County Council pledge to protect route

The Guild Wheel sees more than 100,000 journeys each year Pic: Tony Worrall Pedal power appears to have ensured Preston’s Guild Wheel is protected from development. The 21-mile circular cycle route around the city has become a popular attraction for cyclists in the […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fulwood housing plans which angered Guild Wheel cyclists resubmitted

Artist impression of the D'Urton Lane plans A major new housing development could see 118 new homes built on the edge of Fulwood. Persimmon Homes have tabled a full planning application for land off D’Urton Lane. They […]

5 years ago
In pictures: Preston basks in golden glow

Preston basked in the warm glow of summer sunshine earlier in the week before the rain came. Gary Bond was out for a bike ride on Wednesday night and caught […]

5 years ago
Ben Ashworth marathon challenge: Preston hero completes two laps of Guild Wheel

Ben, in blue, makes his way through Avenham Park Ben Ashworth is confirming himself as one of the great Prestonians as he completed twice round the Guild Wheel. The father of three from Broadgate has been diagnosed with bowel […]

6 years ago
Ben Ashworth marathon challenge: TWICE round the Guild Wheel for Preston runner and festive santa dash

Ben Ashworth with his Berlin Marathon medal A Preston man who has been diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer continues his incredible marathon runs just before Christmas. Ben Ashworth, a father of three from Broadgate, has already run […]

6 years ago
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