East Lancs trains into Manchester prove popular

There has been an 180% increase in the sale of tickets originating in East Lancashire for passengers heading to Manchester in the past year since the Todmorden Curve reopened to enable direct trains into the city.

SURVEY: Vertical Salary Review

The construction and property sector has seen unprecedented changes in recent years and as we enter a new period we think it’s important to understand the impact of this on industry professionals.

Costain wins £110m Preston road contract

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The engineering company has been appointed to deliver four miles of road linking Preston and Southern Fylde to the M55, as well as connecting new and existing housing areas in North West Preston. [VIDEO]

Bypass job awarded to Hochtief

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Lancashire County Council has named Hochtief (UK) Construction as the contractor to build the £23.7m new Broughton Bypass. Work is scheduled to start at the end of 2015 and be completed in spring 2017.

Contract out for Preston link roads

A £110m contract is out for tender to deliver four miles of road linking Preston and Southern Fylde to the M55, as well as connecting new and existing housing areas in North West Preston.