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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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Road accident victim Qaser  Abbas

Dad of four dies in horror crash

Tributes have been paid to a 37-year-old father-of-four who who died in a major car crash in Padiham yesterday.
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Police have named Qaisar Abbas.

LATEST: Man who died following collision close to the M65 is named

Police have confirmed that the father of four killed in yesterday's crash near the M65 was Qaisar Abbas of Halifax Road, Brierfield.
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Fire crews attended a fatal road accident in Hapton this morning

Man dies after major five car crash

A man has died and several other motorists were badly injured following a serious road accident this morning in Hapton.

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The scene of the collapsed subway this morning

Commuter chaos as station evacuated

Work has begun to clear up the area after the wall of a disused subway collapsed at Wigan North Western station.

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A serious accident on shuttleworth hall link road is causing delays on the M65.

UPDATE: Man airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries following road accident

A driver has been airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital with serious injuries following a multi-vehicle crash this morning.
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Two lanes are currently closed on the M6

Delays on the M6 between junctions 18 and 17 southbound due to serious accident

The accident, which involved two lorries and one car, happened at around 11.30am this morning (28, November).

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Services are expected to be disrupted until 1pm today.

UPDATE: Line reopened but major delays still affecting train services to Manchester

Some train services to Manchester are delayed or have been cancelled following an earlier train derailment in Eccles.
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Lanes are closed on the M6 after a crash

LATEST: M6 reopens following multi-vehicle crash at Broughton

A woman has been taken to hospital following a crash on the M6 at junction 32 (Broughton).
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All lanes are now clear

UPDATE: Four car accident causes delays to Southbound traffic on the M6 (junctions 21a-22)

Traffic is no longer delayed on the Southbound M6 between junctions 21a to 22.
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Jack Goodison, 17, from Ashton-in-Makerfield, holds a photograph of his sister Rebecca

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE: Jack Goodison was just three when his beloved sister was hit by a speeding car killing her instantly

Our Drive For Justice campaign is calling for changes in the law to make sentencing fit the crime for those who kill or seriously injure people on our roads.

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Nigel Evans MP visiting Whalley Viaduct.

Investment to protect iconic viaduct and reduce flood risk

An iconic railway viaduct which carries vital passenger and freight services through the county is being strengthened thanks to a £1.6m investment by Network Rail.

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Jade Pickering

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE: Mum of teen crash victim backs calls for tougher sentences

The mum of a teenage girl who died in a road crash is backing our Drive For Justice campaign to fight for tougher punishments for those who kill or seriously injure people on the roads.

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