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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 […]

1 month ago
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 […]

1 month ago
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 […]

1 month ago
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 […]

1 month ago
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Lancashire County Council blasted over suggestions of short-term ‘blobbing’ pothole repair method

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston Lancashire County Council has been blasted over a suggestion it has reverted to the practice of “blobbing” potholes with tar, rather than carrying out more substantial repairs. The authority has […]

2 months ago
Report into trouble Lancashire kids highlights need to treat ‘children as children’

County Hall in Preston. Pic: Blog Preston Lancashire children who are at risk of serious youth violence and criminal exploitation are sometimes treated as though they have made “fully informed choices” about their actions – when in […]

2 months ago
Council bosses promise to clamp down on Friargate anti-social parking problems

Four cars illegally parked by barriers on Friargate County Council bosses have promised to step up enforcement action after parking issues on the revamped Friargate. The northern stretch of road is open after long-running works which were designed […]

2 months ago
New Labour leader at Lancashire County Council focused on displacing Tories

County Cllr Matthew Tomlinson A long-serving Lancashire county councillor has become the new leader of the opposition Labour group on the authority – and he says his sole focus is taking control of County […]

2 months ago
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