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Why Preston city centre has become completely gridlocked

Congestion through Preston on Wednesday (20 September) Pic: Proud Preston Congestion through Preston on Wednesday (20 September) Pic: Proud Preston A lane closure on a major Preston route has been blamed for two days of Preston city centre gridlock. A […]

2 years ago
Urgent water repairs causing delays at busy Fulwood junction

The temporary lights remain in place on Sunday morning The temporary lights remain in place on Sunday morning Roadworks which began at a busy Preston junction on Friday look set to finish early. Temporary four-way traffic lights and lane […]

2 years ago
Cryptosporidium outbreak sees United Utilities face charges

Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke Inside the Franklaw water treatment works Remember the cryptosporidium outbreak that left us unable to drink the water for weeks? United Utilities are now facing prosecution over the outbreak which […]

2 years ago
United Utilities say water is back ON in Preston

Water being piped into the mains at Royal Preston Hospital Pic: United Utilities Water being piped into the mains at Royal Preston Hospital Pic: United Utilities Water supplies have been restored to households in the Preston area after being off for nearly 12 […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston water shortage: United Utilities describe burst pipe repair as ‘tricky’

Water is not safe for drinking or cleaning your teeth with Pic: Mark Lee Cumeragh Lane where the pipe is located Pic: Google The water pipe which has burst leaving hundreds of Preston homes without a full water supply has been described as a […]

3 years ago
Preston homes left without water and poor pressure due to leak

Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke There’s a lack of water at many homes Pic: Olly Clarke Households in Preston have awoken to a lack of water on Friday morning. United Utilities have identified a leak in […]

3 years ago
Fire hydrant warning after video shows one set off in Ribbleton

Water shooting in the air as kids play Pic: Stephen Melling Children who set off fire hydrants to cool down in the hot weather are being warned of the risks it poses. Footage has emerged showing kids playing in an open […]

3 years ago
Grimsargh Wetlands given go ahead as housing plan approved

How the Grimsargh Wetlands may look once the nature reserve is created Long-term safety for a new Preston nature reserve has been secured – by building on part of it. Grimsargh Wetlands is to be preserved as the land is transferred into […]

3 years ago
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