The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 15 December but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
Santander confirms Padiham branch closure despite MP's opposition
Despite concerns raised by Burnley MP, Julie Cooper, Santander has confirmed that they plan to go ahead with the planned closure of the Padiham branch, insisting that closing "lesser-used" branches will not impede their ability to service "local communities".
Julie Cooper MP slams Santander Padiham branch closure
The MP for Burnley, Julie Cooper, has written to the Regional Director of Santander to appeal against the retail banking company's decision to close down their branch in Padiham, expressing "grave concern" at the impact it will have on the community.