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Flood alerts remain after Lancashire battered by Storm Brian

Flood alerts were still in place across parts of Lancashire today in the wake of Storm Brian.

News
View from the base of St Walburges church steeple, looking down on Fylde Junction and the northern exit from Preston station in July 2009. This area was the site of the old Preston steam loco shed which was destroyed by fire in 1961

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Train lover Martyn Hilbert has been capturing life on Lancashire’s railways on camera since the 1970s.

Transport
The money is designated as a cost recovery fee to reimburse police forces

Money collected by police from speeding drivers on courses rises by nearly a third

The amount of money police forces in England and Wales receive from drivers attending speed awareness courses has jumped by almost a third.

Transport
Emergency services were called out to the scene of the accident at the busy junction

Police appeal for help after motorcyclist crash in Walton-le-Dale

Police have appealed for the public's help in finding out how a motorcyclist crashed at a busy junction in Walton-le-Dale which left him fighting for his life.
Transport
Many would like to see tougher action against those who cycle aggressively

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Four out of five people would back tougher penalties for all road users, including cyclists, who break the rules of the road, a new study shows.

Transport
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month, new figures show.

Transport

GALLOWAY'S APPEAL: The challenges of getting on a bus

Getting the bus when you can hardly see is a daunting task.
News
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Hundreds of thousands of Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK are being recalled over air bag concerns.
Transport
Rivington Services

Revealed: The best and worst motorway service areas

Transport Focus surveyed customers at England's 112 motorway service areas.

Transport
Lune Street will become two-way

Work starts to free up city bottleneck

Work has begun on uncorking a notorious bottleneck in Preston city centre.

News
Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

Crime
The motorway has been closed following a crane fire

M6 to be closed to recover burnt-out vehicle

The M6 will be closed tonight to recover the remains of a burnt-out crane.

News
Do you have a short fuse behind the wheel

Seven types of bad driver revealed

Bad drivers are the bane of every motorist’s life but now a new study claims poor drivers always fall into one of seven categories - so do you recognise them?

Transport

VIDEO: Chilling footage shows moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train

This is the shocking moment an empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train.

Transport
Pope Lane reopened on October 9 following the month long road works that saw South Ribble residents forced to follow diversions.

Major Penwortham road re-opens after roadworks

A major road in Penwortham has re-opened after a month-long closure to allow for improvements as part of the Lancashire City Deal.
Transport
Both women were taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Woman suffers serious facial injuries after Bamber Bridge crash

Two women were taken to hospital suffering with serious injuries after they were involved in a two car crash in Bamber Bridge, say police.

Transport
Drivers are reporting major delays along several motorways after alorry caught fire

Lorry blaze on M60 causes delays on M61

Drivers are reporting major delays along several motorways after a lorry caught fire on the M60 this morning.

Transport
The accident happened junction 24 for Liverpool Roadand 23 for Haydock.

Delays on southbound M6 after crash at junction 23

Delays are reported on the southbound M6 this morning following a three-vehicle accident.
Transport

Hi-tech crossing alert to light up mobile-using pedestrians

A hi-tech crossing which alerts drivers when a pedestrian using a mobile phone steps in front of traffic has been unveiled.
Transport
Emergency services attended the scene

Delays after accident on M6 northbound

Two people were taken to hospital following a two vehicle crash on the M6, say ambulance services.
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