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Three-wheeled 'monstrosity' seized by police

Preston Police have seized a custom trike that has been a 'severe nuisance' to residents.

Crime
The plinth reigns supreme.

Yet ANOTHER motorist falls foul of the awards ceremony-bound Fishergate Bollard

Preston's infamous Fishergate Bollard has claimed yet another victim...
Preston City Centre
A photo of the car posted to Twitter by Lancashire Road Police.

Delays on the M6 after car fire

Motorists on the M6 suffered delays on Saturday afternoon after one lane was closed due to a car fire, Highways England say.
Transport
Photo: The Great North Rail Project.

'Noisy' overnight rail work planned in the Preston area for the next week

Overnight work on the Preston to Blackpool railway line is set to take place over the next seven days.
Transport
The bollard in all its battered glory.

Country catching the bollard bug as Preston's Fishergate marker goes viral

Bollard fever is spreading throughout the UK after Preston’s infamous landmark was nominated for a top gong.
News
One of the development sites near Broughton

Preston housing supply dispute revealed during inquiry

A planning wrangle over Preston’s supply of housing sites could have far-reaching implications.

News
The Park Hotel site

PROJECT UPDATE: City landmark is waiting for much-anticipated makeover

Project update on the plans to restore the Park Hotel in Preston.

News
The bar at Mundos Street Kitchen in the Level complex.

Preston Guild Hall revamp up for award

The redevelopment of Preston Guild Hall is among four of Lancashire’s most innovative and community beneficial property projects which have been shortlisted for prestigious industry accolades in the 2018 RICS Awards, North West.

Business
Successful Lancashire conference on workplace mental health

Successful Lancashire conference on workplace mental health

More than 35 businesses from across Lancashire took part in the region’s first Workplace Wellbeing conference, an event dedicated to sharing best practice for improving employee mental health and business performance.

Business
Tony and Kate Billington are closing their electrical and hardware shop in Garstang after two decades in the town.

It's an end of an era as the Billingtons call it a day

A long-standing hardware shop in Garstang is closing its doors after its popular owners decided to retire.

Garstang
Rural bus routes have suffered

Special investigation: 4.5 million miles of bus routes cut

Buses across Lancashire are covering 4.5 million fewer miles than four years ago, according to new figures.

Transport
A photo of the crash, courtesy of Lancashire Road Police.

Motorcyclist airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital after horror crash

Emergency services attended the scene of a serious crash this afternoon which saw two casualties taken to hospital.
Transport
Fire crews from Lancaster and Garstang attended the scene.

Vehicle flipped on to its roof after Lancaster collision

A vehicle has been flipped upside down after a two-vehicle collision.

Transport
HomeServe staff receive their balloons on Valentines Day

HomeServe in Preston delivers Valentine's balloons for charity

Thousands of heart-shaped balloons filled offices across the UK on Valentine’s Day as staff at a Preston firm took the opportunity to say a secret “thank you” to friends and colleagues.

News
Traffic lights at the A585 Fleetwood Road to Garstang New Road. Photo: Google.

Drivers face delays on major Wyre A-road

Motorists have been hit with delays on the A585 near Windy Harbour.
Transport

Blackpool's newest Icon nears completion - final piece slots into £16.25million Pleasure Beach rollercoaster

It’s not all that often that snow falls in Blackpool.

News
Wanted – Preston daredevils

Wanted – Preston daredevils

D​are you take on Preston’s newest challenge?

Business
To find out exactly what people with sight problems face, Coun Keith Iddon was escorted down Fishergates shared space scheme in a blindfold.

YOUR VIEW: Fishergate's shared space

The shared space scheme in Preston city centre has not always hit the right note with motorists and pedestrians.

Transport
Train users are suffering disruption this morning after overhead electric cables were damaged overnight, says Network Rail.

Delays and cancellations on trains after cables damaged overnight

Train services have been disrupted this morning after overhead electric cables were damaged overnight, says Network Rail.

Transport
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