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Councillors green-light scheme to boost pedestrian safety

Measures to improve safety on a busy road in Preston have been agreed by Lancashire County Council's cabinet.

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Smoother journeys ahead with extra £5.1m for highways

A major new round of improvements to the county's roads has been agreed by Lancashire County Council's cabinet with a focus on fixing and preventing potholes.

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Lancashire gets ready to celebrate the Coronation

The countdown to the Coronation of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen Consort is now well and truly on – and in Lancashire, we're marking this international celebration in style.

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Plans agreed to improve bus stops and tackle congestion in Preston

County Councillors have given the green light to proposals which aim to improve bus journeys and reduce congestion in the New Hall Lane area of Preston.


Councillors agree £6.1m boost for local transport

Lancashire County Council has agreed this year's programme of investment in local transport infrastructure – including road and cycle safety and improvements to local footpaths and bus stops.


Cabinet agrees extra £5.1m funding for road improvements

Lancashire County Council is investing an extra £5.1m in Lancashire's roads, bringing its maintenance budget for this year to around £35m.


£2 flat fare bus scheme has been extended until June

Lancashire County Council is urging people to take advantage of good value bus travel following news that a scheme offering £2 fares has been extended.

Cllr Scott Smith

New rating highlights progress on walking and cycling

Lancashire County Council has made a strong start in making it easier for more people to choose cycling and walking for regular journeys according to a new rating system.


Check if your NoWcard travel pass expires this month

People who have a NoWcard transport smart card are being asked to check whether it needs to be renewed by the end of March 2023.


New car park opens at Burnley Manchester Road railway station

It is now easier than ever to take the train from Burnley Manchester Road after a new car park opened at the station this week (Monday 13 March 2023).


M55 to Heyhouses Link Road is on track to open this year

Lancashire county councillors, Fylde borough councillors, the MP for Fylde, and representatives of the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership met at the site of the M55 to Heyhouses Link Road this week for a progress update on its construction.


Lancashire's gritting teams are ready for icy blast

Lancashire County Council is urging people to carefully consider their travel plans as their gritting teams gear up to deal with a late winter icy blast.