Drainage repairs for M6 south of Lancaster

Work to repair and improve drainage along a mile-long section of the M6 around Lancaster in Lancashire will start next month. The £270,000 Highways Agency scheme will tackle the worn drainage system in the hard shoulder and central reservation of the southbound carriageway between junction 34 at Lancaster and junction 33 at Galgate. Highways Agency […]

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Bee-eaters fledge on the Isle of Wight

Four bee-eater chicks have fledged on National Trust land on the Isle of Wight thanks to a joint protection operation by the National Trust, the RSPB and Isle of Wight naturalists. It is the first time the birds, who usually nest in southern Europe, have bred successfully in the UK for 12 years. Three of […]

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Boost for Knowsley’s highway network

Nearly £2 million is being invested in an improvement scheme for the A5300 Knowsley Expressway to reduce congestion and support growth and investment across the Liverpool City Region. Knowsley Council has been awarded £1.365 million from the Government’s Local Pinch Point Fund to remove the bottleneck on the M57 extension – A5300 Knowsley Expressway, at […]

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Information appeal made following attempted robbery in Skelmersdale

An appeal for information has been made by police following an attempted robbery on the afternoon of Sunday 18th August in Skelmersdale. At 4:20pm, a 49 year old local man had been cycling towards the footbridge from Ormskirk Road, Digmoor towards Tawd Road, Tanhouse. Three youths, who were loitering on the Tawd Road side of […]

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Voss, Gilbert, Vadar and Nutmeg take the lead in guiding challenge

Wearing their traditional ‘high visibility’ yellow harnesses, four highly-trained guide dogs have demonstrated why they are entrusted with the safety of thousands of visually impaired people at a recent event in Preston. However this time, on the other end of the lead were five of Lancashire’s senior county councillors, experiencing first-hand the challenges faced by […]

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