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New speed cameras will help tackle crash deaths

One of the most dangerous roads in the country is to be made safer by the introduction of new speeding measures.

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John Fillis, cabinet member for highways and transport, has said the county's gritters are set to be very busy.

Lancs gritters prepped ahead of snow warnings

Lancashire's gritters are gearing up to keep the county moving over the next couple of days with snow warnings issues for later this week.

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The A59 in Clitheroe is closed this morning after a car crash.

Car crash closes road

Traffic was backing up out of Clitheroe this morning after an accident involving two cars on the A59 at rush hour.

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Police urge drivers to take care when driving in icy conditions.

Police are urging drivers to take care in icy conditions

Lancashire police are warning drivers to take extra care when driving in icy conditions after a number of accidents were recorded on the roads across Lancashire yesterday (29 December).
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Travellers are being urged to check routes are clear before they set off.

Environment Agency urges travellers to check flood risk ahead of Christmas getaway

With wet and windy conditions expected from Friday and into the Christmas weekend, the Environment Agency is urging people to check their flood risk - especially if driving or staying in an unfamiliar location.

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Highways England will complete the roadworksby 6am on Friday 23 December

Roadworks to be completed ahead of Christmas rush

Seven North West traffic schemes will be completed in time for Christmas to help people travelling for the holiday season.

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There was an accident at the Pimlico Link Road junction with the A59 on Sunday.

Two car smash in Clitheroe

All three emergency services were called to a two car smash in Clitheroe.

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Police attended a serious accident in Rossendale Road, Burnley, this morning.

Serious crash in Burnley

Police attended a serious crash in Rossendale Road, Burnley, this morning.

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M6 LATEST: Delays ease as motorway reopens following trailer fire

Commuters were experiencing long delays travelling Northbound on the M6 today after a trailer fire led to the closure of the motorway last night.
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Traffic started to back up through Read and into Padiham

Road closed at rush hour to recover stranded lorry

Rush hour traffic was brought to a standstill this morning when a main road was closed off after  a lorry got stuck on a grass verge.
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Roads will be closed for the Ribble Valley 10k road race on Tuesday, December 27th.

Motorists are advised of 10k road race closures

Motorists are advised that several roads in and near Clitheroe will close on Tuesday, December 27th, for the 2016 Ribble Valley 10k Road Race.

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The air ambulance attended the A59 smash.

Road reopens following A59 smash

The A59 has just reopened following a crash involving four people near the McDonald’s restaurant roundabout.

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Traffic is moving slowly through the area

UPDATE: All lanes have reopened but delays still reported on M6 Northbound

A lane has now been reopened on the M6 northbound between junctions 29 (Lostock Hall) and 31 (Samlesbury) after earlier flooding led to one lane being closed.
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One lane is closed on the M61

One lane closed on Southbound M61 due to accident

A lane closure is in place on the Southbound M61 between junctions 8 (Chorley) and 6 (Horwich) this morning (8 December).
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LATEST: Over 100 firefighters called from across Lancashire to battle blaze in Altham

Over 100 firefighters have been called to battle a blaze at a salvage yard in Accrington.
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Resident Marian Mason getting on the bus. Paul McKenna, spokesman for the Save Our Service group is also pictured with borough Coun. Ricky Newmark and other Sabden residents.

Getting bus service back is the best Christmas present says Sabden councillor

Campaigners celebrated this week as they queued up for the bus they had fought to save.

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Drivers on this route should expect delays

One lane closed after accident on M6 Northbound (Junctions 36-37)

Traffic heading northbound on the M6 towards Cumbria can expect delays this morning due to an earlier accident.

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The incident was reported to police at around 6am this morning

UPDATE: Elderly man who was walking on motorway escorted to safety by police

Police have escorted an elderly man who was walking on the hard shoulder of the M6 to safety.
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Matthew Alston died in a car crash the morning after a night out. Credit: Lancashire police.

Teen’s tragic death is stark reminder on why not to drink or drug drive

A young Ribble Valley man’s tragic story is being highlighted in Lancashire police’s clampdown on drink and drug driving in the run up to Christmas.

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Motorists are being warned to avoid the Portfield Bar area of Whalley.

Motorists warned of delays after two-car smash

All three emergency services are dealing with the aftermath of a serious accident in the Ribble Valley.

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