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Road blocked in Bamber Bridge after car rolls onto roof

A road has been blocked after a car rolled over in Bamber Bridge, say police.
Transport

Will the North West’s new £500m trains ease the problems on our congested lines?

A Lancashire MP says the replacement of the dreaded Pacer trains on the North West rail network “cannot come fast enough.”

Transport
Drivers are suffering long delays

Delays on M6 after gritter breaks down

Drivers using the M6 this morning have been warned to allow extra time for their journeys after a gritter broke down.
Transport

VIDEO: Watch LCC highways councillor Keith Iddon walk blindfolded through Fishergate's shared space with Galloway's

The shared space scheme in Preston city centre has not always hit the right note with motorists and pedestrians.
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The £500m new trains heading to the North West

Bosses at train operator Northern are on a mission.

Transport
The eastbound carriageway of the M65 was closed for several hoursbetween J4 and J5 following several incidents which Highways England said was due to severe weather conditions.

Drivers warned over poor road conditions in Lancashire

Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads this morning after icy, snowy conditions led to difficult driving conditions across parts of Lancashire.
Transport
Photo Neil Cross Jeff McGinty on the empty grit bin.

‘Our new grit bin is no use if it’s empty’

The Winter Olympics have just got underway in South Korea, but they’ve been going on for weeks in South Ribble.

Offbeat
Two men have been taken to hospital after acar hit a pedestrian on Shepherds Way at the junction of Lyons Lane.

Two taken to hospital after 'serious' crash in Chorley

A road has been closed in Chorley following a serious crash, say police.
Transport
A Virgin pendolino train

Row as Virgin is given year long extension for West Coast train service

Lancashire rail travellers will get improved wifi and mobile phone coverage on pendolino trains after Virgin was controversially given an extension to its West Coast Main Line franchise.

Transport

Drivers told ‘look out for the roundabout’

As roundabouts go, it’s a pretty big one . . . not something you can easily miss.

Offbeat
Traffic is reported to be slow around the area

Delays after crash on M6

All lanes have re-opened on the M6 this morning following an earlier closure due to a three vehicle crash.
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This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your house

Other cars pinching your perfect parking space is always a particular annoyance, especially when that spot just happens to be in front of your house.
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The burned out car. Photo courtesy of Lancs Road Police.

Lucky escape after motorway smash near Chorley

The occupants of a car escaped with only minor injuries after it collided with an HGV on the M61.

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The A582 Golden Way roundabout.

Penwortham Bypass work starts on roundabout site

Commuters hoping to see an end to nightmare journeys through South Ribble and Preston are facing ongoing delays  as work to add lanes to a key roundabout on the Penwortham Bypass take place.

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Wardens ruled this was illegally parked at Lidl in New Hall Lane.

Wheels on the line? Here’s a £100 fine

A car parking firm has been accused of ‘crossing the line’ after a supermarket customer got a £100 ticket for stopping on one.

Transport
A road has been blocked in Euxton

Road blocked in Euxton after tree falls

A road has been blocked in Euxton after a tree fell in high winds overnight.

Transport
Calm the nerves with a pre-flight pint?

That pre-flight pint at the airport might be a thing of the past

You know the feeling...
Transport
Witness appeal signs at the spot on Brockholes Brow where the two young women were killed

Teenager re-lives loss of ‘first love’

A teenager appeared before a jury to re-live the horrific moment his young sweetheart was mown down by a car.

Crime
A variety of trains from different eras

Rail passengers enduring journeys on 'clapped out' trains

Britain's trains are the oldest since current records began, an investigation has found.

Transport
A total of 25 sexual offences by taxi drivers, private hire drivers, or anyone pretending to be a hired driver, were reported between April 2016 and March 2017 across Lancashire.

Reports of sexual offences by taxi drivers has more than doubled in three years

The number of alleged sexual offences committed by taxi or private hire drivers in Lancashire has more than doubled in the last three years.

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