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New look Preston Peace Garden in Friargate takes shape

A new look Peace Garden is close to being finished in Preston city centre. Located on the edge of the Ringway and Friargate the mini public square has been re-designed […]

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Security camera damaged in Corporation Street

The black pole appeared to have been hit by a vehicle Pic: @thatgeekyguy A CCTV camera has been damaged close to the new Corporation Street bus gate. The black column and camera appears to have been driven into. Lancashire County Council said the […]

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Chief executive of Lancashire County Council draws praise upon exit for new role

Angie Ridgwell The chief executive of Lancashire County Council has drawn tributes from across the political divide after announcing she is quitting the top job more than six years after she took […]

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Cycle lane sign flattened in new side-street changes near Corporation Street bus gate

The sign was described as 'battered' and council workers were unable to pull it back into place Pic: David Gate One of the new signs put up on side streets around the Corporation Street bus gate has already been flattened. Pedder Street is now a no-right turn into Leighton Street […]

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Friargate safety bollards are final piece of work needed

Friargate has screens up where work is taking place to install the bollards Pic: seethelizards A final piece of the much-delayed Friargate North scheme is being hammered into place. Pictures showed sections of the street cordoned off and paving being taken up – and Lancashire […]

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Issue over new school places could derail plans for Cottam Parkway railway station

Cottam Parkway CGI A wrangle over school places could put the brakes on plans for a new railway station in suburban Preston. It comes after councillors rejected a bid to build almost 300 […]

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Preston Bus route 6 evening cuts reversed as Lancashire County Council steps in

A Preston Bus service in Tithebarne Street Pic: Ian Simpson An evening bus service for workers at an industrial estate on the edge of Preston are being kept. Preston Bus had proposed to withdraw the 9.55pm and 10.55pm weekday services […]

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‘Absolute chaos’ predicted for Preston if bus lane goes ahead

The route on New Hall Lane A councillor who wants to drive out plans for a new bus lane in Preston has predicted that it will cause “absolute chaos” if it goes ahead – but has […]

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