Guild Wheel cyclists asked to dismount at roadworks

Cyclists using the Guild Wheel are being asked to stay safe by walking through two short sections of the route on D’Urton Lane where work is underway to construct the Broughton Bypass. Part of the Guild Wheel route near the Broughton Roundabout passes through what is currently a construction site, as work takes place to … Read more

Chorley’s giant Ferris wheel is open for business

Chorley’s Christmas just got even better as the main attraction opened to give families a ride above the town’s rooftops. Due to popular demand, Chorley Council and Market Walk shopping centre have brought back the 100 foot Ferris wheel that dominated the Chorley skyline in 2012 to once again transform the town centre into a … Read more

Plans to protect and improve Preston’s Guild Wheel

Lancashire County Council’s leadership has outlined plans in place to protect and improve Preston’s Guild Wheel. The Guild Wheel is central to the county council’s plans to increase opportunities for people to cycle and walk for commuting and leisure as the local economy continues to grow. The Guild Wheel has become very popular since its … Read more

St Helens set for wheely big family fun

A 40ft giant ferris wheel situated in Church Square will be among the highlights of an Olde Tyme Fair (sponsored by Jones Homes) that arrives in St Helens town centre from Friday 24 October through to Saturday 1November. Organisers St Helens Council and Ponts Funfair hope the family half-term event – featuring vintage attractions such … Read more