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County Councillor Rupert Swarbrick-2

Green light for traffic measures linked to transformation of Preston city centre

Councillors have approved a series of fundamental changes that will transform how people travel in and around Preston city centre.

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Cabinet to consider parking plans to improve Fulwood bus

Councillors are to consider plans to restrict parking in a commercial area of Preston to reduce congestion and improve the local bus service.

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Funding of bus for Longton near Preston has been extended

Lancashire County Council is stepping in to extend funding of a bus service linking the villages of Longton and New Longton with Preston.

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New plans proposed for South Lancaster road scheme

The route of a proposed new road in Lancaster is set to be altered to protect an area of valuable ancient woodland.

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New lower fares for evening and weekend travel on most Lancashire bus services

Passengers can benefit from reduced fares from Monday including single ticket bus journeys for just £1 after 7pm. 

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Have your say on Preston City Centre parking proposals

Changes to the way people park in Preston are being proposed to make the city centre a safe place to live, work and visit.

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New vision for highways and transport agreed

Councillors have agreed a new strategy setting out Lancashire County Council's ambitions to deliver a modern and efficient transport network which supports our economy, environment and people's health.

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Work starting soon at busy Preston junction

People are being warned to expect delays during work due to start shortly at a busy junction in Preston.

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New express bus improves links between Skelmersdale and Liverpool

A new bus service launched this week makes it quicker and easier to travel between Skelmersdale and Liverpool using public transport.

Eden Project North aerial view artist's impression August 2022

Eden Project Morecambe awarded £50m from Government’s Levelling Up Fund

The Eden Project has been awarded £50m in the second round of the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund to build the new Eden Project Morecambe in Lancashire.

Cllr Scott Smith

Lancashire awarded new funding for walking and cycling

Lancashire County Council will get £1.1m from Active Travel England to boost cycling and walking across the county.

The planned works from January, 2023

Curzon Street in Burnley to close for essential strengthening work

Work to replace deteriorating widenings on either side of the masonry arch on Curzon Street in Burnley is set to begin on Monday 16 January.