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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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The scene at junction 28 after the crash

UPDATE: Man taken to hospital with serious injuries after 10 vehicle smash

One man was taken to hospital with "serious" injuries following a 10 vehicle smash on the northbound M6.
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Police and paramedics are dealing with a biker accident on the A59.

Biker crash on A59 near Clitheroe

Paramedics are at the scene on the A59 treating a motorcyclist who has crashed his bike.

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Is this your van? Police are keen to get in touch about a car accident they believe you may have witnessed.

Police appeal for white van driver who witnessed road accident

Police have launched an appeal for the driver of a white van to come forward as they believe he may have witnessed a road accident in Padham..
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The accident happened between junctions 6 for Horwichand 5 for West Houghton.

UPDATE: Lane closed on southbound M61 after accident

One lane was closed on the M61 southbound after a vehicle and a trailer hit the central reservation.
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Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.

Passengers urged to 'check before you travel' as strike hits north west trains

Train users are urged to check before they travel today as strike hits services across the north west.
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New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

New mobile phone rules saw 77 Lancashire drivers fined and given 6 penalty points for using phone while driving

A total of 77 drivers were stopped and handed tough new penalties as part of a week of action to catch motorists using mobile phones behind the wheel.
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M6 closed following crash

M6 closed following crash

Both carriageways of the M6 have been closed following an accident involving two lorries.

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Thetrain operator expects to run around980 services across their entire network - around 40% of their usual service.

Less than half of Northern trains to run on strike day

Train services across the north west are likely to be severely disrupted as members of the RMT strike over the introduction of driver only operation.
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A section of trackside wall collapsed sending 200 tonnes of debris across the four lines

Liverpool Lime Street station to reopen tomorrow

Liverpool Lime Street station will reopen to trains tomorrow – 24 hours ahead of schedule, say Network Rail.
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