Cottam Parkway Station

Lancashire moves to keep Cottam Parkway on track 

Dan Whelan

The county council is seeking permission to use compulsory purchase powers to acquire land to build a train station north-west of Preston city centre, as part of a plan to support the delivery of 5,000 homes in the area. 

John Horrocks Way Penwortham Bypass

Penwortham Bypass signals town centre refresh

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Sarah Townsend

The opening of the £17.5m Penwortham Bypass in Lancashire this month paves the way for proposed improvements to the town centre, including a public realm and pedestrian-friendly high street, according to the council.

UCLan Student Centre

UCLan confirms road closures at Adelphi Quarter

Road closures will begin in Preston this week to make way for an overhaul of highways around the Adelphi Quarter, part of the delivery of the University of Central Lancashire’s £60m Student Centre and civic square.

Preston City Region TCF Bid

Preston wins Transforming Cities cash

The Preston city region is to receive £50,000 to develop a business case for transport improvements as it seeks to secure a share of £2.5bn Government funding.

Blackpool Airport EZ Masterplan

Blackpool to mull ways forward for airport

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Airport consultancy York Aviation has made a number of recommendations for investment in infrastructure, operations and management of Blackpool Airport, with the return of commercial services to holiday destinations virtually ruled out.

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Funding agreed for Burnley’s £26m Pioneer Place

Lancashire County Council will provide £3.2m to support the delivery of Burnley’s £26m Pioneer Place retail and leisure development, set to include a cinema, restaurants, and a public plaza.