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Lancashire’s devolution deal thrown into disarray by general election

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston Lancashire’s long-awaited devolution deal has been thrown into disarray by the unexpected calling of the general election. The agreement was poised to clear its final hurdle in the coming weeks, […]

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Preston’s Birley arts centre receives cash boost as Crowdfund Lancashire launches next round

Crowdfund Lancashire will open its summer funding round next month on the 12th June and closes on 12th September. The funding has helped finance more than 100 culture and sports projects since […]

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Corporation Street bus gate is now literally a gate

The new Corporation Street bus gate is being manually enforced by Lancashire County Council during Friday afternoon. Blog Preston has visited the stretch of road between Heatley Street and Marsh […]

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Broughton road chaos to calm as James Towers Way works finish early

The old Garstang Road - A6 - had been due to be a diversion route but motorists found it shut on Wednesday evening Pic: Blog Preston Roadworks to Broughton’s bypass have been completed a week earlier than planned. Lancashire County Council has apologised to motorists for confusion and extended journeys due to Broughton becoming inaccessible for […]

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Preston Bus diverted buses away from Corporation Street bus gate due to congestion

New bus gate on Corporation Street. Pic: Blog Preston A city bus firm was forced to divert five of its services away from a bus-only area of Preston which is supposed to speed up services. Preston Bus re-routed the […]

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Longton pavements work to help visually impaired residents

Shirley Lane in Longton Pic: Google Specially adapted paving has been installed in Longton to help those with visual impairments. Tactile paving and dropped kerbs have been installed on streets close to bungalows and retirement homes […]

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Sharoe Green library in Fulwood closing for essential repairs to ceiling

Sharoe Green library in Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Pic: Google A library in Fulwood will be closed for more than two weeks due to renovations. Sharoe Green library in Sharoe Green Lane will be closed from 5pm on Wednesday 5 […]

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Chorley shop blatantly and repeatedly sold vapes to kids

A stock image of vapes and liquids The owner of a Chorley vape shop has been fined and ordered to carry out 150 hours’ unpaid community work after admitting selling to kids and stocking illegal products. Umar […]

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