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Lytham Road due to reopen this week after rail bridge works

Lytham Road closed off by engineers Pic: Aik Mirpuri Maintenance work on a rail bridge in Preston is due to finish this week. Network Rail has closed off a section of Lytham Road since late February. Waterproofing and structure […]

2 days ago
Preston Docks swing bridge to close for annual maintenance

A steam train heading over the Swing Bridge Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s swing bridge on the Docks is being closed for maintenance. Navigation Way will be shut to vehicles at the bridge while barrier and bridge maintenance takes place. The bridge […]

4 days ago
Pressure growing for Old Tram Bridge to be repaired and reopened

The Old Tram Bridge in the foreground Pic: Stephen Melling Pressure is growing on Lancashire County Council to repair and reopen a key bridge across the Ribble. The Old Tram Bridge crosses the boundary from Preston City Council to South […]

2 weeks ago
Fulwood resident says he warned about ‘dark path’ where teenage girl was stabbed

The police cordon as seen from Southey Close footpath Pic: Blog Preston A homeowner who lives near to where a 17-year-old girl was stabbed has spoken out about poor street lighting in the area. Local resident Lee says he and other Fulwood […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Old Tram Bridge sees barriers being reinforced

Workmen have been seen reinforcing the barriers on the Old Tram Bridge after it was closed earlier this week. Lancashire County Council said there were a number of concerns over […]

3 weeks ago
Old Tram Bridge shut due to collapse fears

The Old Tram Bridge is shut indefinitely following a safety inspection Pic: Tony Worrall A pedestrian bridge across the River Ribble has been closed off. The Old Tram Bridge in Avenham and Miller Park has been shut to the public due to its condition. […]

3 weeks ago
Call for Ronaldsway to become a dead end

Ronaldsway is now used as a 'rat run' claim residents Pic: Google Frustrated residents in a road round the back of Deepdale retail park have called for it to be blocked off. Homeowners in Ronaldsway say they have become the victim of […]

3 weeks ago
Roadworks in Watling Street Road complete

Watling Street Road will be closed at the junction with Sharoe Green Lane Pic: Blog Preston Roadworks which have caused gridlock around Fulwood have come to an end. Lancashire County Council has explained why there’s been a three-day daytime closure of Watling Street Road. A section […]

1 month ago
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