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Preparations for new 'bus gate' in Preston city centre are well underway

Preparations for a new bus-only street in Preston city centre are underway, with signage now being installed ahead it coming into force later this year.

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Think about your journey ahead of snowfall forecast

Lancashire County Council's gritting teams are preparing to keep our roads moving ahead of a wintry spell predicted to hit the county over the coming hours.

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Proposed speed humps would ensure drivers keep to 20mph near new housing development

Proposed speed humps would ensure that drivers keep to 20mph speed limits near to a new housing development in Accrington.

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New boost to bus services thanks to extra funding

People will have a shorter wait for their bus, and be able to travel later into the evening, thanks to recent improvements to a number of services.

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Cabinet to consider plans to extend Fylde coast cycle track

Lancashire County Council's cabinet is to consider plans to extend a cycle track linking St Annes and Blackpool and make it safer and easier for people using it to negotiate a number of busy junctions.

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Halton still open for business during safety scheme work

Lancashire County Council is alerting people in the Lancaster area of upcoming road closures while a road safety scheme is installed in Halton village.


Ice warning as gritting efforts continue

People are being warned to be careful due to very icy conditions forecast first thing on Wednesday morning as the freezing weather continues.

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Lancashire's gritting teams are ready to tackle ice and snow

Lancashire County Council's gritting teams are gearing-up to keep the main roads moving as the county prepares for an icy spell over the coming days.

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Morecambe's West End to see safer, greener and healthier streets

The Sandylands and West End area of Morecambe has been selected for a new scheme to create an area with safer, greener and healthier streets.

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You only need a handful of salt from a grit bin to deal with most hazards

Lancashire County Council is urging people not to use more salt and sand from roadside grit bins than they need to this winter.

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Extra £3.6m highways investment to kick off 2024

Lancashire County Council will be carrying out extra work to improve roads, drainage and streetlights in the New Year after receiving a windfall as part of the government's Network North transport plans.

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Where to check your bus times over Christmas

Lancashire County Council is advising passengers to check bus times with their operator before travelling over Christmas.