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Safety work planned for Sabden bridge

Work to improve the safety of Watt Street Bridge in the Ribble Valley village of Sabden will get underway later this month.

Rosslyn Avenue

County Council's cabinet to consider road safety proposals in Preesall

Proposals to introduce a 20mph speed limit on several adjoining roads in Preesall will be considered by Lancashire County Council's cabinet this week.

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Historic Lancashire ferry service set to be kept afloat with over £80k extra funding

It began way back in 1841 linking the rural communities of Knott End, Pilling and Preesall. Now, the future of the Knott End to Fleetwood ferry service is being secured, thanks to additional funding from Lancashire County Council and Wyre Council.


Good progress being made with construction of new Fylde coast link road

Construction of the M55 to Heyhouses Link Road is continuing at pace with the dry summer weather allowing good progress with the earthworks which are preparing the foundation for the road.

Walking and Cycling

Work starts 5 September on new Preston CYCLOPS junction

Work is starting at Broadgate, Preston to a create an innovative new type of junction designed to make travel easier and safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

Tawd Valley cycleway in Skelmersdale pic 1

Award for Skelmersdale cycleway scheme

A ground-breaking cycleway linking the shopping centre at Skelmersdale to residential areas and West Lancs College has won a regional award.


New Ormskirk bus station set for October opening after nesting birds discovered

Good progress is being made with the major improvements underway to upgrade the look and feel of Ormskirk town centre, and improve travel in the area, but nesting birds have caused some delays.

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Link between quayside and Lancaster city centre to become low traffic route

Long Marsh Lane in Lancaster is due to be closed to through-traffic from Thursday 4 August, making it a safer route for pedestrians and cyclists.

Friargate Works (35)

Transformation of Preston city centre taking shape as partners stop by for site visit

Major partners of a £14.7m scheme to transform Preston city centre were welcomed on site this week to see how work is progressing.

Church Street, Preston

Joint action planned to tackle illegal parking in taxi bays outside Preston Minster

A crackdown on drivers illegally parking in the taxi bays outside Preston Minster is set to take place.

An image of County Hall in Preston city centre

New direction to be taken for Skelmersdale transport plans

Lancashire County Council will continue to push for transport improvements in Skelmersdale, despite rail proposals to the government not moving to the next stage.

Preston Station Gateway Framework artist's impression of the railway station square

Rail HQ bid news won't change Preston Station Quarter redevelopment focus

Lancashire has missed out on being shortlisted in the national competition to host the Great British Railway Headquarters that received over 40 bids from interested towns and cities.