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Massive pothole blighting village road has been fixed

A notorious pothole that had caused misery to motorists for months has been repaired.

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Will the North West’s new £500m trains ease the problems on our congested lines?

A Lancashire MP says the replacement of the dreaded Pacer trains on the North West rail network “cannot come fast enough.”

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Pictured from left to right are Fr Roland Nicholson, Christine Dilworth, Katie Buck, Steve Dilworth, Megan Turner, Courtney Allen and teacher Anna-Marie Pye

Specialist school presented with much-needed funds

A cheque for £300 was presented to staff and pupils from a specialist school after its brand new bus was stolen.

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Sylvia and Tony Seminara survey the latest damage to their wall.

Restaurant owners offer to sacrifice garden to make road safer

A Padiham restaurant owner has become so tired of her wall being repeatedly damaged by lorries turning round a tight corner, she has offered to sacrifice part of her garden to make the road safer.
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The Pendle Road/A59 accident blackspot.

Start date for roundabout at accident blackspot

Work to build a long-awaited roundabout at a notorious accident blackspot will start in late June council chiefs have confirmed.

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Coun. Ken Hind.

‘Adopt a pothole’ plea from council leader

“Adopt a pothole” is the message from a council leader who wants residents to lobby highways chiefs to ensure that every pothole in the borough is repaired.

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The £500m new trains heading to the North West

Bosses at train operator Northern are on a mission.

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The eastbound carriageway of the M65 was closed for several hoursbetween J4 and J5 following several incidents which Highways England said was due to severe weather conditions.

Drivers warned over poor road conditions in Lancashire

Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads this morning after icy, snowy conditions led to difficult driving conditions across parts of Lancashire.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a road accident left three teenagers with serious injuries.

Police appeal after three teenagers seriously injured in road accident

Police are appealing for information following a collision in Burnley last night which left three teenagers seriously injured.

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The accident, which involved a Fiat Punto, happened at around 10pm on Wednesday, February 7 on Crown Point Road.

Woman taken to hospital with serious injuries after crash in Burnley

A woman has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after her car crashed into a wall in Burnley, say police.
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It was a slow crawl through Read this morning.

Road works chaos should be short lived says council spokesman

Road works in Read which caused severe tailbacks this morning should be finished by the end of tomorrow.

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Mitton Road was closed following the crash.

Fire crews called to Whalley crash

Firefighters were called to the scene of a two car collision on Mitton Road in Whalley after initial reports suggested that there could be people trapped.

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The historic tunnel in Gisburn.

Historic turrets restored by rail company

A Ribble Valley tunnel is being lovingly restored as part of the Great North Rail Project.

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All vehicles have been recovered, however the lanes remain closed due to a spillage and debris across the carriageway caused by the accident.

Delays after crash on M65

Two lanes have been closed on the M65 after a car and a lorry crashed on the eastbound carriageway.
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Adnan Nazir was killed in an accident this weekend

Mourners gather to remember Adnan

Mourners gathered for prayers and a funeral service for  a 21-year-old man tragically killed in a car accident over the weekend.
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This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your house

Other cars pinching your perfect parking space is always a particular annoyance, especially when that spot just happens to be in front of your house.
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Man dies after car smashes into woods

Man dies after car smashes into woods

A man has died following an early morning crash near Clitheroe.

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There are chaotic scenes on the M65 again this lunchtime after a car crashed into the central reservation.

Tailbacks on M65 after car crashes into central reservation

Police are warning drivers to take care and slow down after an accident on the M65 this lunchtime.

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Lord Tony Greaves.

Lord Tony Greaves hits out at Lancs transport plan for focusing too much on cities

Lancashire Liberal Democrat peer Lord Tony Greaves has lambasted the new Strategic Transport Plan for the North of England for being too city-centric and for ignoring the county's smaller settlements.

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Police temporarily closed Moor Lane following the accident.

Paramedics treat pedestrian hit by car in Clitheroe

A woman in her sixties was treated for minor injuries after being hit by a car in Clitheroe.

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