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Residents’ anger as ‘dangerous’ hoardings affect road and pavement near Winckley Square

The hoardings narrow the road to less than half its full width Residents near Winckley Square have expressed anger at ‘dangerous’ hoardings affecting the road and pavement in Mount Street and Garden Street. The hoardings were erected last year ahead of a […]

4 weeks ago
E-scooter warning issued to Preston parents and pupils ahead of Christmas

An important message aimed predominantly at children in schools is being circulated from the Lancashire Constabulary Road Safety Partnership regarding E-Scooters. E-Scooters have increased in popularity as an eco-friendly method […]

6 months ago
Parking ban for section of D’urton Lane to be considered

A new roundabout has been put in at D'urton Lane Pic: Blog Preston Proposals which aim to make part of D’Urton Lane safer for road users is expected to be approved by councillors this week. A new report to be considered by Lancashire […]

7 months ago
Preston school cycling survey launched by UCLan researchers

A still from a Ribble Cycles TV advert Pic: Ribble Cycles TV UCLan researchers are seeking children and young people from Preston to take part in a study exploring the safety of cycling to school. The researchers said cycling has many health and […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston residents encouraged to report urgent pot hole repairs in local areas

Lancashire County Council's pot hole repair team at work. Lancashire’s highway teams are predicted to fix around 36,000 potholes this year, and are asking Preston residents to help to report any they find on the county council’s website. Surveys […]

2 years ago
Council leaders accused of ignoring pleas about Preston’s perilous pavements

Lancashire County Council has been accused of ignoring safety fears over two narrow pavements in Preston. Concerns have been raised over the footpaths at Broughton roundabout (A6/M55) and at the […]

2 years ago
One in six drivers speeding in 20mph zone in Ribbleton road side checks

Around one in six drivers in Miller Road, Preston, was breaking the speed limit, during police checks last week. Volunteers from the Community Road Watch Team spent an hour in […]

3 years ago
Pedestrian injured in Garstang Road collision

A woman suffered head and hip injuries in a collision in Garstang Road last night. Emergency services were called to the junction with Ripon Street at around 6.30pm to reports […]

3 years ago
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