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Road closed after 'serious' accident in Gisburn

A road has been closed in both directions following a "serious injury" road traffic accident in the Ribble Valley, say police.
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Train users are being warned of disruption ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend

Train users warned over closures and reduced services over bank holiday

Train users hoping to travel to and from London over the August bank holiday weekend are being warned to plan their journeys now as a major London station is set to close for engineering works.

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Drivers are experiencing delays following a crash on the northbound M6.

Delays after crash on northbound M6

Drivers are experiencing delays following a crash on the northbound M6.

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Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down betweenBolton and Salford Crescent.

Delays to services after train blocks track

Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down between Bolton and Salford Crescent.

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A car is believed to have overturned during the incident but nobody is thought to have been trapped.

UPDATE: Man airlifted to hospital with 'major trauma' after M65 crash

A man was airlifted to hospital with a "major trauma" following a serious accident on the M65 this morning, say ambulance services.
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Parents could end up paying more for buses.

Proposed school transport changes to faith schools

Affected parents and carers are being urged to complete a consultation on proposed changes to denominational home to school transport.

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Companies in bid to run West Coast Mainline announced

The three companies which will bid to run trains on the West Coast Mainline have been announced today.

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The dangerous junction of Pendle Road and the A59.

Anger as long-awaited accident black spot roundabout delayed

A scheme to build a long-awaited roundabout at a notorious accident black spot has been delayed to the anger and frustration of local councillors.
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Manchester, Gatwick and Stansted are in the bottom five in the AirHelp ranking which looks at punctuality, quality and service at 76airports worldwide.

Manchester Airport among 'worst in the world' according to new ranking

Manchester airport has been placed among the worst 10 in the world, according to new rankings.
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Northern Rail services will be running in and out of Manchester Victoria from Tuesday

Manchester’s Victoria station set to reopen

Manchester’s Victoria station will reopen from tomorrow, it has been announced.

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Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

Manchester Victoria likely to remain closed for several days after Manchester Arena bomb

A number of services will be impacted on Wednesday May 24 due to the ongoing closure of Manchester Victoria station following Monday evening’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, say Northern.

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19 people have been killed in a suspected terrorist incident

Northern rail service changes following suspected terrorist incident at Manchester Arena

Northern has announced details of the services which will run to and from Manchester on Tuesday May 23.
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There's been a spring swoop on taxis and private hire vehicles.

Notices issued in taxi enforcement swoop

Two private hire drivers received advisory notices and one had their vehicle taken off the road during a swoop by council officers and police.

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The Old Oak roundabout in Longridge where a HGV got stuck this week

Campaigners united against Blackburn Road industrial estate

Campaigners are stepping up their fight against controversial plans for a new industrial estate neighbouring Hillside School near Longridge.

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The man is believed to be in his 50s.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital

A man in his 50s has been airlifted to hospital after a motorcycle crash earlier this afternoon.
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Moto are warning people to expect more traffic than usual

M6 closures to take place next week

The M6 is scheduled to close for two consecutive nights to allow essential work to be carried out to a footbridge, says a motorway service provider.
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Northern have said they will be running 40% of its services and more than 300 bus replacement buses.

Rail users in the north west hit by 24-hour strike

Rail travellers across the north west have been hit by train strikes as Northern employees walked-out in a dispute over the role of guards.

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Left to right: David Alder, LMCRP Treasurer, Catherine Huddleston, Partnership Officer, Colin Speakman, DBCIC, Gerald Townson, LMCRP Chairman, and Paul Chattwood, DBCIC, before recent discussions at Bentham station.

Bowland Explorer will connect rural communities

A new bus service running through the heart of the Forest of Bowland is to be launched at the beginning of May.

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The current state of Howgill Lane, Gisburn.

MP calls for urgent action on the borough's potholes

Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans is calling for urgent action to be taken on the borough’s potholes.
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The council is due to dig it up Chatburn Road roundabout.

Second round of works to busy roundabout

Business owners have vented their fury after a second round of work in five months is set to begin at one of Clitheroe’s busiest junctions.

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