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Businesses in Preston warned about hiking up prices amid coronavirus outbreak

A woman shopping for food in a face mask Suppliers and retailers in Preston are being urged not to increase prices during the coronavirus outbreak. The warning follows reports of some companies setting excessively-high prices for protective items such […]

12 hours ago
Labour calls for Lancashire private healthcare beds to be given to NHS during Coronavirus crisis

Hospital patient Pic: Parentingupstream from Pixabay The Lancashire Labour Group is calling on the Government to increase its response to the Coronavirus crisis, including requisitioning all private healthcare beds in the county. Cllr John Fillis, Lancashire […]

3 weeks ago
Funding secured for new parkway rail station at Cottam

Fylde railway line viewed from Sidgreaves Lane Pic: Google Maps The Preston area is set to receive £40m in funding to improve transport infrastructure, including the creation of a new parkway rail station at Cottam. The money granted from the […]

3 weeks ago
Driving course to help over 60s stay safe on Preston’s roads

Older driver Pic: Jan Macarol from Pixabay An event aimed at reducing road casualties in the over 60s is set to take place in Preston. The workshop, which will be hosted by Lancashire County Council Road Safety […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Council apologises as Ashton resident brands half-finished pavements ‘garbage’

Signs and barriers are now in place in Stocks Road Lancashire County Council has apologised after local residents complained about half-finished work to pavements in Ashton. LCC blamed the recent severe weather for delays to finishing the work in Stocks […]

4 weeks ago
A new link road is now open between Broughton and Eastway

A new roundabout has been put in at D'urton Lane Pic: Blog Preston A new section of road has opened connecting Eastway and D’Urton Lane. Mericourt Road is approximately 300m long and designed to improve access to the roundabout on James Towers Way […]

1 month ago
Council ‘considering options’ to prevent repeat of Church Street bus incident

Church Street street furniture Lancashire County Council say they are considering their options after a bus became stranded on a Church Street traffic island last month. On 18 January we reported how a Stagecoach […]

2 months ago
Council announces traffic calming plans for Hoyles Lane in Cottam

Hoyles-Lane Road humps and a 20mph speed limit have been agreed for Hoyles Lane, Cottam, on the west side of Preston aimed at at reducing vehicle speed.  The proposals were agreed […]

2 months ago
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