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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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The accident happened at around 12.30pm on 1 March on Preston New Road near the Samlesbury Hotel.

Woman cut from car after two-vehicle smash

A woman was rescued by firefighters after she became trapped in her car following a two-car crash, say fire services.
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Phone fines 'fail to deter drivers'

New penalties for drivers using mobile phones come into force

New penalties for drivers using mobile phones at the wheel come into force today.

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There are currently no trains running in or out of Liverpool Lime Street after a wall collapsed onto tracks.

No trains to and from Liverpool Lime Street after wall collapse

There are currently no trains running in or out of Liverpool Lime Street after a wall collapsed onto tracks.

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North West Motorway Police have issued the plea after they were called to 47 accidents across the northwest before 10am on 28 February.

Police warning after 47 road accidents across network

Lancashire's motorists have been urged to slow down after bad weather caused a spate of accidents across the network.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious accident on the A59.

Appeal after serious accident on the A59

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was left with serious head injuries following a serious accident on the A59.

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Reckless driver video goes viral

This was the moment Clitheroe businessman Matthew Taylor confronted a driver he witnessed overtaking his car and five others at high speed, narrowly avoiding oncoming traffic on the A59.

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The fast lane of the M65 was  blocked this morning after a car crashed into the central reservation at junction eight.

Motorway blocked after rush hour collision

Rush hour traffic was delayed this morning after a car crashed into the central reservation on the M65.

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Paul Hodgson, on the left, with his wife Jan, hands over the reins to Peter Nelson and his wife Nina.

Family coach firm has proud new owners

A family coach business which has been operating in the Ribble Valley since the 1930s has new owners.

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The car stopped on the M6

‘Don’t hog the middle lane’

Police have issued a warning to Lancashire drivers about hogging the middle lane on motorways.

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Headteacher of Chatburn Primary School with school crossing patrol officer Graeme Holt and some of the pupils.

Headteacher vows to put brakes on speeders

A call has been made to curb “selfish, dangerous drivers” by a school’s headteacher after a series of serious incidents.

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Child car seat regulations  everything you need to know about this years changes

Child car seat regulations – everything you need to know about this year’s changes

The new rules around child car seats are causing widespread confusion among parents and carers – despite the fact that the bit that most people are talking about isn’t really new at all.
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Rush hour traffic was heavily disrupted due to a collision at the entrance to the M65 in Burnley.

Rush hour crash causes traffic chaos

Rush hour traffic in Burnley was brought to a standstill this morning after a crash involving three vehicles.
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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Police are appealing for witnesses following a crash in Clitheroe this morning.

Police appeal after Clitheroe crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a crash in Clitheroe this morning that left a biker with leg injuries.

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